Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) for Addiction

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) posits addictions are caused by the interplay of cognition, behavior, and images.

What Are You Telling Yourself? Part II

A wide-ranging interview discussing obesity, anger, their causes and cure from an REBT/CBT perspective.

What Are You Telling Yourself?

I sat down with Johnny Strike, author, musician, former counselor, and founding member of San Francisco's earliest punk band Crime. He conducted a wide-ranging, in-depth interview with me in which we discussed self-esteem, addictions, procrastination, obesity, psychoanalysis, Albert Ellis, REBT/CBT, and more. I wish to share the results with my readers.

Panic Attacks: Their Cause and Cure

Panic attacks seem to come "out of the blue." In reality they're deeply rooted in our thinking.

Depression: Your Elusive Secondary Disturbance

"Endogenous depression" is better understood and treated as "Secondary Disturbance."

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Is Not "Therapy"

In a "Dear Annie" column in the Marin Independent Journal, a writer signs her query: "Through With Therapy in the Midwest." She complains she's fritted away thousands of dollars on a variety of therapists and concludes therapy is a "waste of money." In the response, Annie observes: "Therapy does not work for everyone."