50 Ways to Leave Your Neuroses – Dr Albert Ellis

50 Ways to Leave Your Neuroses - Dr Albert Ellis

A tribute to Dr Albert Ellis, first author on cognitive psychology which later incorporated Behaviorism and evolved into REBT, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy. Dr Ellis late incorporated Carl Rodgers ideas about Unconditional acceptance and other theories within REBT (I believe they should change the name to REBUT since its main premise is to rebut your irrational beliefs). Dr Aaron T Beck also devolped an cognitive behavior approach which is very similar to Dr Ellis, the two of them learning from and greatly respecting each other. Dr Ellis was known for his vulgarity, “pragmatic atheism” (if there is a God, he/she/it doesn’t interfer), pioneer in sex therapy, diagnosis of Ayn Rand and “pure”capitalism, and other controversial topics which hindered his acceptability. Today, he is considered the most influential psychologist by many, voted 2nd by the APA, and called the most influential “living” (since deceased) psychologist by Psychology Today. ABCDE A is something that happens or you imagine or remember B is your irrational beliefs about A, it was horrible, I must, I can’t, etc. C is your consequent behavior (both mental and physical) D is to dispute the irrational beliefs that really cause your behavior (C) E is to evalute how you have done and keep replacing the irrational B’s until the irrational C’s stop happening. ps This is quick therapy (typically 6 months for good results). Nothing is perfect; REBT/CBT take the edge off and bring your behavior into balance; it
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13 Comments so far »

  1. combatchaos said,

    Wrote on April 11, 2012 @ 1:40 pm

    Love it!

  2. parodyrecord said,

    Wrote on April 11, 2012 @ 2:06 pm

    No, It is not the title of a book, just this song. His most famous book is called, “A guide to Rational Living” over One million sold.

  3. SanjeevGeorgeV said,

    Wrote on April 11, 2012 @ 3:00 pm

    ok

  4. parodyrecord said,

    Wrote on April 11, 2012 @ 3:45 pm

    Paul Simon wrote and sang the original. I wrote the parody and hired a singer. It’s all in the credits at the end

  5. SanjeevGeorgeV said,

    Wrote on April 11, 2012 @ 4:36 pm

    who sang this?
    Is the title that of a book or something?

  6. obafoobar said,

    Wrote on April 11, 2012 @ 4:57 pm

    the most rational person ever lived

  7. Glimmerpost said,

    Wrote on April 11, 2012 @ 5:02 pm

    fag shit

  8. rational0201 said,

    Wrote on April 11, 2012 @ 5:03 pm

    THANKS so much for this wonderful vdo!

  9. rational0201 said,

    Wrote on April 11, 2012 @ 5:49 pm

    love you and miss you tons, AL!

  10. velveteenspark said,

    Wrote on April 11, 2012 @ 6:01 pm

    I love this

  11. zipjok said,

    Wrote on April 11, 2012 @ 6:23 pm

    there is just not enough ellis on the web

  12. pennylittlesavage said,

    Wrote on April 11, 2012 @ 7:20 pm

    This is a great tribute to the late great Dr. Albert Ellis

  13. cheriebibo said,

    Wrote on April 11, 2012 @ 7:51 pm

    a marvelous demonstration!

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