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overcoming procrastination are based on improving these five skill areas, and involve: Hassles; by Albert Ellis and William J. Knaus. in the REBT ”Master Therapists” DVD Series (Dryden in Overcoming Procrastination: Master Therapists DVD series, Albert Ellis Institute, New. Overcoming procrastination ; or how to think and act rationally in spite of life’s inevitable hassles / Albert Ellis and William J. Knaus Ellis, Albert,

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Rather than review the book I will summarise some of the key concepts. Other editions – View all Overcoming procrastination: He was executive director of the Institute for Rational Living, Inc.

Ellis A. & Knaus W. : Overcoming Procrastination

No trivia or quizzes yet. Ellis originated the rational-emotive therapy movement, which ignores Freudian theories and advocates the belief that emotions come from conscious thought “as well as internalized ideas of which the individual may be unaware.

I’m currently on my iPhone so this review will be short. Chase Crucil rated it really liked it Jan 19, Typing on this thing is a pain.

Return to Book Page. Simeon rated it really liked it Jan 18, Open Procrastinafion See a Problem? The ideas presented are basic; and the many examples procrastinxtion generic patients suffering conveniently generic problems can get tiresome.

Ellis had authored and co-authored more than 80 books and articles during his lifetime. The focus is on procrastination and the specific examples are helpful. This book is about using REBT to combat procrastination.


I have to say that this book helped me more than I initially thought it would, and I’m glad I read it. Jose Manuel rated it liked it Apr 04, Maybe the author was totally hip back then, and i’m the square.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The authors – two established doctors of psychiatry who pioneered the “Rational-Emotive Technique” of dealing with and changing behavior – have a clumsy, ham-fisted way of getting their ideas across REBT rational emotive behavioral therapy was the first type of cognitive therapy invented, some say the most effective type. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Paperbackpages. Sharon Jones rated it liked it Jun 03, He is generally considered to be one of the originators of the cognitive revolutionary paradigm shift in psychotherapy and the founder of cognitive-behavioral therapies. Bryandra rated it liked it Jan 15, Nick rated it liked it Dec 25, New American Library- Psychology – pages. Almost all of the same information, but better written, better organized and shorter. I didn’t think the authors described rational emotive behavioral therapy well in this book.

Realise that if it has happened then it must have happened and should happen so visualise feeling having less emotionally strong emotions and reactions. Be the first to ask a question about Overcoming Procrastination.

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It is still worth checking out. Books by Albert Ellis. Mike Kollmansberger rated it really liked it Aug 03, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Based on a professional survey of USA and Canadian psychologists, ivercoming was considered as the second most influential psychotherapist in history Carl Rogers ranked first in the survey; Sigmund Freud was ranked third. Despite his health issues, Ellis never stopped working with the assistance of his wife, Australian psychologist Debbie Joffe Ellis.


In AprilEllis was hospitalized with pneumonia, and had to procrastinatioh in either the hospital or the rehabilitation facility.

Procrrastination rated it really liked it Oct 08, It provides the same principles of RET found in the rest of Ellis’ books. But maybe that was just me. Lists with This Book.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Blown your diet after 8 weeks? All things considered, though, I would imagine there are better written books out there on this subject, probably even based on the knowledge and techniques of the authors of this one.

Knaus Snippet view – Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Alienated rated it liked it Apr 16, I bought this as a new book from the bookstore and have been reading it after one of our dogs chewed on it years ago. Published July 3rd by Signet first published People interested in using REBT as an antidote to procrastination might be better served by another book with the same title by Windy Dryden.

He was born on Lrocrastination 27, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Daniel Kent rated it really liked it Jan 17,