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By Lawrence I. Sank, Carolyn S. Shaffer (auth.)

One of the good benefits of rational-emotive remedy (RET) and cog­ nitive habit remedy (CBT) is they often hire psycho­ academic methods-including bibliotherapy, workshops, lectures, classes, recordings, and movies. I created RET at the start of 1955 after I had deserted the perform of psychoanalysis simply because i discovered it to be hugely inefficient and philosophically superficial. Being virtually hooked on one-to-one treatment because of my analytic education and adventure, I first and foremost did RET simply with person consumers and located this pioneering kind of CBT significantly more desirable than the opposite ther­ apies with which I had experimented. via 1957, although, i noticed that RET may be taught to giant num­ bers of folks via self-help books and articles and that RET -ori­ ented writings couldn't simply end up worthwhile to most of the people yet that they can even be effectively hired to hasten and accentuate the treatment of my person consumers. I hence wrote a few RET self­ support books-especially tips to reside with a Neurotic (1957), intercourse with no Guilt (1958), a brand new advisor to Rational residing (with Robert A. Harper; unique variation, 1961), and A consultant to winning Marriage (with Robert A. Harper, 1961).

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Fostering Independence The group format encourages patients to rely upon each other for support and direction. Rather than fostering dependence on one therapist, as in individual therapy, the group provides an atmosphere of interdependence which is less intense and can more easily be transferred to self-reliance. Peer Learning An individual more closely resembling the patient makes a more effective teaching model (Barrios & Shigetomi, 1979). Consequently group members who exhibit the same symptomatology and who are perceived to be coping with and overcoming obstacles provide excellent aids to the therapeutic process.

A second evaluation session for selection purposes aids in again determining the amenability of the patient's problems and personal characteristics to group intervention. 25 26 CHAPTER 2 In addition, the patient's expectations of therapy have been shown to be significantly related to the outcome of that therapy (Steinmetz, Antonuccio, & Lewinsohn, 1981). Therefore, an individual interview designed to prepare and orient the patient to this particular group modality enhances the probability of a beneficial therapeutic group experience.

Attendance/Performance Record (A/P Sheet) AlP sheets (see Appendix 6) with the name of each group member are distributed. The group members are reminded of the ground rules they have agreed to in the screening session and told that the deposit can be collected at the end of the session. Next, the group leaders give the dates for all succeeding sessions. ). These absences will not be counted as infractions of the contract and will not be penalized. ) for the day's session. Demonstration and Instruction in Benson's Relaxation Response (BRR) The first mode of relaxation training to be taught is described by Benson in his book The Relaxation Response (1975), in which he outlines what he believes to be the essence of "transcendental meditation" as well as other meditation techniques.

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