REBT Theory Analysis

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As stated previously, REBT counselors believe that client’s problems are caused by the beliefs they hold (Corey, 2013). The overall goal of REBT theory is to help clients minimize emotional disturbances, decrease self-defeating behaviors, and become happier. The therapeutic goal of REBT theory is to help clients develop and internalize a rational philosophy of life. REBT theory teaches clients how to deal with negative feelings of sorrow, regret, frustration, depression, and anxiety (Kiser, 2013). Through the REBT theory, clients develop a positive outlook and maintain positive cognitions by reorganizing the irrational thoughts and beliefs they hold. Another method used to reduce irrational thoughts and beliefs is the tracking of cognitions
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