According to Dr. Albert Ellis and REBT, an idea is irrational if: It distorts reality. It is illogical. It prevents you from reaching your goals. It leads to unhealthy emotions. It leads to self-defeating behavior. During his first years of practicing REBT, Dr. Ellis saw that practically all of his clients held variations of a dozen or so irrational beliefs. Here is a list of the most common ones
Clarence “Skip” Ellis was the first African-American to earn a PhD in Computer Science. He helped develop the concept of clicking icons which lead to the development of user friendly operating systems such as Windows or Mac. Most computer users, even highly proficient users, would not be able to operate their computer without this simple concept. Thank you, sir!
Therapy: Treating relational/marital schemas and/or problems with cognitive restructuring! 12 Irrational beliefs individuals may believe to be true. Self-actualization can not be achieved with these beliefs. Inspired by Dr. Albert Ellis pioneer of R.E.B.T (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy). Michael L. Kerns/MLK5240