What is Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy?

Category: Psychotherapy


Rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) is a comprehensive, active-directive, philosophically and empirically based psychotherapy which focuses on resolving emotional and behavioral problems and disturbances and enabling people to lead happier and more fulfilling lives.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Generalized anxiety disorder 2 2
Bipolar disorder 1 1
Bipolar I disorder 1 1
Bipolar II disorder 1 1
Depressed mood 1 1
Major depressive disorder 1 1

Show all 7 reasons taken

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
I didn't have enough time 1
See 1 patient who's stopped going to Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy


Stopped going to Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0
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There are no evaluations for Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy.