Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy. 100 Key Points and Techniques


Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy: 100 Key Points and Techniques presents 100 main features of rational emotive behaviour therapy (REBT) to help therapists improve their practice.

This new edition has been updated throughout to take account of changes in the field and to be more consistent with the ideas of the authors, which have been derived from their experience as trainers and supervisors of novice rational emotive behaviour therapists. Beginning with an introduction outlining the basics of the approach, this book offers thorough coverage of all the vital topics including:

  • working alliance issues
  • educational issues
  • dealing with misconceptions about REBT
  • encouraging clients to work at change
  • dealing with obstacles to change
  • using REBT creatively.

This concise and highly practical book will be invaluable to psychotherapists and counsellors in training and practice, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the REBT approach.


  • Part 1 Working Alliance Issues
  • Part 2 Educational Issues
  • Part 3 Dealing With Misconceptions About Rebt
  • Part 4 Technical Issues
  • Part 5 Encouraging Change Work
  • Part 6 Dialectical Examination
  • Part 7 Dealing With Obstacles To Change
  • Part 8 Creativity I: General Issues
  • Part 9 Creativity Ii: The Use Of Rebt In Single-Session Therapy
  • Part 10 Develop Yourself Personally And Professionally

Author Bio:

Michael Neenan is Associate Director of the Centre for Stress Management and Centre for Coaching, Blackheath, and a member of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies. He has written and edited over 25 books.

Windy Dryden is Emeritus Professor of Psychotherapeutic Studies at Goldsmiths College, University of London, and is an international authority on rational emotive behaviour therapy (REBT). He has worked in psychotherapy for more than 45 years and is the author and editor of over 230 books.