This text is designed to help the practising counsellor improve his or her skills within the rational emotive behavioural counselling approach. Areas discussed include: devloping and maintaining a therapeutic alliance; improving rational emotive behavioural counselling (REBC) skills; improving REBC skills in counselling sessions; and helping clients to use REBC between counselling sessions.
Windy Dryden is one of the leading practitioners and trainers in the UK in the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) tradition of psychotherapy. He is best known for his work in Rational-Emotive Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (RECBT), a leading CBT approach. He has been working in the field of counselling and psychotherapy since 1975 and was one of the first people in Britain to be trained in CBT.
He has published over 200 books and has trained therapists all over the world, in as diverse places as the UK, the USA, South Africa, Turkey and Israel.
He is Emeritus Professor of Psychotherapeutic Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London.