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Albert Ellis: A Guide to Rational Living - Thinking Allowed DVD w/ Jeffrey Mishlove
Great news!! Now watch every title and guest in the Thinking Allowed Collection, complete and commercial free. More than 350 programs now streaming. Visit http://thinkingallowed.vhx.tv Start today. Cancel any time. Use promo code THINKNOW for a 50% discount on your first month. NOTE: This is an excerpt from the full 90-minute DVD. http://www.thinkingallowed.com/2aellis.html Working to change your personal philosophy is a valid therapeutic technique -- one which can lead to genuine growth. Behavior, emotion and cognition, says Albert Ellis, are all interrelated. He tells us how to recognize irrational belief patterns based on "musts" and "shoulds." He then presents methods for self-analysis and therapy. Dr. Ellis discusses and demonstrates the modeling approach, the use of humor, the use of cognitive homework, unconditional acceptance of clients, the use of strong language and dealing with low frustration tolerance. In a moving manner, he also describes the application of these principles in his own life experience. (A DVD program in two parts) Born in 1913, Albert Ellis, Ph.D., was one of the most influential figures in the history of psychology. He is author of over 600 academic papers and more than 50 books including A Guide to Rational Living, How to Live with a Neurotic, Humanistic Psychotherapy, The Art and Science of Love and Sex Without Guilt. Dr. Ellis is considered the grandfather of cognitive behavior therapy, the founder of Rational-Emotive Therapy (RET) and one of the architects of the sexual revolution.
How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime | Nadine Burke Harris
Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. This unfolds across a lifetime, to the point where those who’ve experienced high levels of trauma are at triple the risk for heart disease and lung cancer. An impassioned plea for pediatric medicine to confront the prevention and treatment of trauma, head-on. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
Don't Believe Everything You Think | Lauren Weinstein | TEDxPaloAlto
Lauren Weinstein delivers an inspiring TEDxPaloAlto talk on how to break free from limiting beliefs. Lauren Weinstein is a lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, teaching one of the most popular classes there—The Essentials of Strategic Communication. In addition to her work at the Business School, she has served as a guest lecturer and skills coach for Stanford Law School, the Stanford undergraduate program and the Stanford d.school. In addition to her work at Stanford, Lauren is the founder of Resonate Coaching. As the principal at Resonate, Lauren works with clients ranging from TED speakers to start-up founders to high-level executives, helping them achieve more powerful public speaking and interpersonal communication skills. Prior to her current work, Lauren served as a communication strategist for high level teams at Fortune 500 companies and worked with Santa Clara County in their mediation and communication skills training program. Lauren received her J.D. from Stanford Law School and her B.A. in psychology from Stanford University. She’s also a certified leadership development coach through the Coaches Training Institute. For more information about TEDxPaloAlto please visit http://www.tedxpaloalto.com. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
What is Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)?
This video describes rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT). REBT is a therapeutic modality that was developed by Albert Ellis. It is a version of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT). Cognitive behavioral therapy is a general term that refers to a number of specific modalities that emphasize the role of cognition (thinking) and behavior (doing) in the treatment of mental health symptoms. REBT and cognitive therapy (CT; developed by Aaron Beck) are the two most popular versions of CBT, although there are many other versions of CBT as well. REBT is based on the idea that cognitive affective and behavioral processes can be manipulated to reduce symptoms. Albert Ellis referred to the affective processes as “emotive,” hence the name rational emotive behavior therapy. Another key component of REBT is the idea that the perception of circumstances do not cause symptoms, but rather the individual’s perception of circumstances cause symptoms. REBT considers the therapist to be an expert and someone who promotes rational thinking. In REBT, rational thinking can eventually change feelings, behavior, and thoughts and result in a reduction of symptoms. REBT is considered a humanistic modality. Ellis believed that individuals are goal-directed and he saw the human condition and therapy as positive. Ellis did not believe in judging the individual, but rather he judged the behavior. Ellis developed an ABC model. “A” is the Activating Event, “B” is the Belief, and “C” is the Consequence. The Activating Event as a stressor. The belief system is what a person uses to interpret the stressor. The results of the stressor being processed with a belief are the consequences. Consequences can lead back to an Activating Event, so the ABC model can become a cycle. Ellis had a number of techniques in addition to this ABC model, including role-playing, shame attacking exercises, reframing, homework, and humor.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Exercises (FEEL Better!)
Exercises from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy designed to help you feel better. This video explains the CBT cycle and how changing thoughts and behaviors is necessary in order to change feelings. Cognitive behavioral therapy exercises are provided to help in a practical way. Cognitive behavioral therapy is a well-research therapy technique shown to help with anxiety, to help with depression, and to help with difficult life situations. Barbara Heffernan, LCSW, life coach and psychotherapist, expert in anxiety and trauma, walks you through how CBT can help you. _____________ Free PDF: Transform your Negative Core Beliefs: https://awakenjoy.lpages.co/negative-core-beliefs-pdf/ Free Webinar: Rewiring Your Brain for Joy and Confidence: https://www.awakenjoy.life/rewire-your-brain Sign up for a Free Trial on Virtual EMDR - https://bit.ly/bhvirtualemdr Use Promo Code: AWAKENJOY20 for 20% off. The program code must be put into the promo code box when you checkout for the discount! This is an online service I have used and I support! 1:1 Virtual Psychotherapy with Betterhelp: https://betterhelp.com/awakenjoy. I have personally used their services and have recently become an affiliate. Using this link enables you to a discount of 10% off the first month. Transformational Program: Roadmap to Joy and Authentic Confidence: https://www.awakenjoy.life/roadmap LGBTQ? https://pridecounseling.com/awakenjoypride Pride Counseling is professional online counseling for the LGBTQ community, a subsidiary of betterhelp.com. Are you a counselor interested in working with Betterhelp? https://betterhelp.com/openhearted The "aah!" mini-series is now on YouTube. Start here: https://youtu.be/D2DXLfxZVkw Full playlist here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2DXLfxZVkw&list=PLhEK7JY7zF9kA_tAaHg7IAViexM94wqnx Say hi on social: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/awakenjoy.life/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AwakenJoy.Life/ My website: https://www.awakenjoy.life/ NOTE: This description contains affiliate links for the Virtual EMDR site, for betterhelp.com and for pridecounseling.com. While this channel may earn a minimal sum when the viewer using these affiliate links, the viewer is in NO WAY obligated to use these links; the viewer is not charged extra for these links and, in fact, receives a discount over the regular pricing of these programs. I have used both Virtual EMDR and betterhelp.com, and pridecounseling is connected to betterhelp.com. Disclaimer: This video was created by Barbara Heffernan, LCSW for educational purposes only. These videos are not diagnostic and provide no individual consultation. Consumption of these materials is for your own education and any medical, psychological, or professional care decisions should be made between you and your primary care doctor or another provider that you are engaged with. Barbara Heffernan is not available for individual consultation via YouTube, social media, or email, and provides services only in the manner mentioned above.
10 Signs You Are Giving Too Much In A Relationship
10 Signs You Are Giving Too Much In A Relationship https://youtu.be/wFhruOt9bkc -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- There comes a time in a relationship when every individual needs to realize if their efforts are genuinely getting appreciated or if they are just taken for granted. There is no harm in trying to make a relationship work, but it should be effortless. The moment you start forcing it to work, you often realize that it has become a relation of unequal efforts. Here are a few signs that can help you figure out if you are trying too hard to save your relationship. -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "8 Simple Ways To Show Your Love Without Words" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfsEKyJ5D-s -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
"Sustaining Happiness Through Mindful Living" | Barry Margerum | TEDxSantaClaraUniversity
Your brain is a powerful tool, but is wired for you to survive and at times subconsciously operates at cross purposes with what you might consider to be the best behavior. This presents a problem in the world where digital devices have led to increasingly high levels of stress in our lives. Being “Mindful” insures that you properly reflect on the situation before acting and behave in a way that would be most beneficial. Being present, in an open and accepting way, with the right mindset, to what you are experiencing, prepares you for this optimal behavior. Barry Margerum has more than twenty-five years of C-level management, strategy, and marketing experience in the electronics and communications industries and is a recognized pioneer in bringing mindfulness programs into the corporate workplace. Barry brought Google’s Search Inside Yourself program to Plantronics Inc. in 2012, where he was serving as the Chief Strategy Officer. He subsequently became certified to teach the SIY curriculum and has taught mindfulness classes to executives and knowledge workers around the world. He consults with F1000 to develop compassionate leaders and corporate-wide mindfulness work practices to achieve higher levels of engagement, increased well-being and optimal performance. Margerum holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Princeton University and a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
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