Albert Ellis

Albert Ellis’ REBT: Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

REBT stands for Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, which was developed by Albert Ellis following the principles of cognitive psychology. Due to the inefficiency of behavioral therapy (based on stimulus-response) to improve certain psychological disorders, researchers began to use REBT and the…

Evil Exists Because Good People Do Nothing

There are people who hoist the flag of kindness and are proud of their altruism. But their words prove to be empty when they witness “everyday” evil and they don’t do anything. Their ineffectiveness is obvious when they turn away,…

5 Attitudes that Betray Your Need for Approval

Albert Ellis, the well-known cognitive psychologist, puts “need for approval” at the top of his list of irrational beliefs. Many of us needlessly suffer because of this unrealistic idea. We think we need approval and acceptance from nearly all significant people…