Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Irrational and Rational Beliefs, and the Mental Health of Athletes
Total CE Credit Hours: 2
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About the Course:
The author asserts that one humanistic cognitive-behavioral approach with increasing attention in sport psychology literature is that of Albert Ellis’ (1957) Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy. Like other cognitive behavioral interventions, REBT asserts that it is not events that directly cause emotions and behaviors; instead, it is one’s beliefs about the events that lead to emotional and behavioral reactivity. This article provides a literature review to highlight three important areas of investigation that may help apply REBT to the field of sports psychology.
Frontiers in Psychology, 7 2016
Martin J Turner, PhD
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers, especially those who work with athletes. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Describe Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT).
Describe the potential influence of irrational and rational beliefs in the area of mental health.
Describe the origins and potential influence of irrational beliefs on athletic performance.
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