CRandCT

About RE & CBT

What is RE&CBT?

RE&CBT is the pioneering form of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, first introduced by Dr. Albert Ellis in 1955.


Is RE&CBT in mainstream psychotherapy?

Yes. It is practiced by thousands of clinicians worldwide, and is respected internationally. Its research database is considerable and growing.


Are Rational and Cognitive Therapies evidence-influenced?

Yes. To read the most concise review of the data, please consult: Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy: Current Status by W. Dryden and D. David; Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly; Volume 22, Number 3, 2008, pp. 195-209.


Where can I learn more about Rational and Cognitive Therapies?

To learn more about Albert Ellis’ RE&CBT, please consult The Albert Ellis Institute or its website (www.rebt.org)

To learn more about Aaron Beck’s version of Cognitive Behavior Therapy, called CT, please consult the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research, or its website (www.beckinstitute.org)