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Dealing with Procrastination: The REBT Approach and a Demonstration Session

  • Windy Dryden
Original Article

Abstract

In this article, the Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) approach to procrastination is outlined and demonstrated using the transcript of a session conducted in the REBT “Master Therapists” DVD Series (Dryden in Overcoming Procrastination: Master Therapists DVD series, Albert Ellis Institute, New York, 2008). A commentary provides links between the demonstration session and the general approach. The session provides particular emphasis on helping procrastinating clients develop an attitude of discomfort tolerance and the need to focus on specific examples of procrastination and the specific rational beliefs that must be acted on in order to replace procrastination with task engagement.

Keywords

Procrastination REBT Therapy demonstration 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.PACEGoldsmiths University of LondonNew Cross, LondonUK

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