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Cognitive and Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy with Couples

Theory and Practice

  • Ann Vernon

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. James McMahon, Candice Siu Woo
    Pages 1-15
  3. Monica O’Kelly, James Collard
    Pages 17-31
  4. Richard Dowling, Siobhan O’Leary Evarts, Ann Vernon
    Pages 49-63
  5. Mary Russell, Andrew E. Slaby
    Pages 81-95
  6. Leonor Lega, Steve A. Johnson
    Pages 149-168
  7. F. Michler Bishop
    Pages 169-189
  8. Kristene A. Doyle
    Pages 211-223
  9. Ann Vernon, Dom DiMattia
    Pages 225-241
  10. Michael Hickey, James McMahon, Margaret Swarbrick
    Pages 243-261
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 263-277

About this book


Cognitive and Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy with Couples:
Theory and Practice

Ann Vernon, editor


Construction and theoryless theory (Pragmatism) Counseling couples Couple communication/dealing with conflict Couple conflict Couple therapy Couples and adversity Couples and stress Families and death of a spouse Family and chronic illness Intervention strategies Marital instability Marital myths Mentoring couples Relationship breakdown

Editors and affiliations

  • Ann Vernon
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Northern IowaTucsonUSA

About the editors

Ann Vernon, Ph.D., Sc.D., RLPC, is President of the Albert Ellis Board of Trustees, a Diplomate of the Albert Ellis Institute, a member of the International Training Standards and Review Committee of the AEI, a member of the Board of Consulting Advisors for the Journal of Rational-Emotive Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, and former Director of the Midwest Center for REBT.  In addition, she was selected by the American Psychological Association to do a counseling video demonstration entitled Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Over Time: Psychotherapy in Six Sessions. Dr. Vernon is recognized as an international expert in applications of RE&CBT with children and adolescents and has written numerous books, chapters, and articles about counseling this population, including Thinking, Feeling, Behaving: An Emotional Education Curriculum, What Works When with Children and Adolescents: A Handbook of Individual Counseling Techniques, The Passport Program, and More What Works When with Children and Adolescents.  She is also the editor of Counseling Children and Adolescents, a textbook that is used throughout the country and in other parts of the world in many counselor education programs.  Dr. Vernon is Professor Emerita, University of Northern Iowa, where she served as Coordinator of the School and Mental Health Counseling programs for many years. In addition to her university appointment, Dr. Vernon was in private practice, working with children and adolescents, as well as couples and women presenting with anxiety, depression, and eating disorders.  She currently conducts RE&CBT training programs in Romania at the University of Oradea, the RINO Mental Health Center in Amsterdam, and throughout Australia for Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy Australia.  For many years she has been an active presenter in the United States, Canada, and South America, offering workshops on a variety of topics related to counseling children and adolescents.

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