This is the first book to apply Dr. Ellis's famous “Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy” principles to intimate relationships. The seven guidelines for better couple communication offered in this user-friendly guide emphasize non-blaming acceptance, integrity, mutual support, appreciation, replacing irrational ideas and expectations with realistic attitudes. An effective resource for couples seeking greater closeness, intimate partners who are willing to make "unilateral" changes, marriage and family therapists -- a breakthrough relationship guide from the father of rational therapy.
Dr. Albert Ellis (1913-2007) was the author of more than 65 books on psychotherapy, relationship therapy, and self-help, including Feeling Better, Getting Better, Staying Better; Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy: A Therapist's Guide; Making... Read more
Ted Crawford, as a young man, served in the US Army Air Corps in India and China. That experience inspired him to work toward prevention of war and other types of conflict. He developed a profound knowledge of semantics, and studied Rational Emotive... Read more