rational-emotive therapy

noun

rational-emo·​tive therapy -i-ˈmōt-iv- How to pronounce rational-emotive therapy (audio)
: cognitive therapy based on a theory of Albert Ellis that a patient can be taught to effect emotional well-being by changing negative and irrational thoughts to positive and rational ones

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“Rational-emotive therapy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rational-emotive%20therapy. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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