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Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive-Behavior Therapy

Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive-Behavior Therapy

Editor-in-Chief: R.A. DiGiuseppe; K.A. Doyle; D. DAVID

ISSN: 0894-9085 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-6563 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10942

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Raymond DiGiuseppe,
St. John's University, Queens, NY
Kirstene A. Doyle, Albert Ellis Institute, New York, NY
Daniel David, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Editors Emeritus
Albert Ellis,
Paul Hauck, Rock Island Illinois
Richard Wessler, New York City
Russell Geiger, Charlottesville, VA
Paul Woods, Roanoke, VA (deceased)
Michael Bernard, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia 1995-2002
Windy Dryden, Goldsmiths College London 2003- 2012

Gerald C. Davison,
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Howard Kassinove, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
Philip C. Kendall, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Arnold Lazarus, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ - Deceased
James McMahon, Albert Ellis Institute, New York City, NY
Ann Vernon, Albert Ellis Institute, New York, NY

AG Ahmed,
Centre for Rational and Cognitive Therapies and University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Wouter Backx, Institute for Rational-Emotive Training, Haarlem, The Netherlands
Sedat Batmaz, Gaziosmanpasa University, Tokat, Turkey
F. Michlor Bishop, SUNY college at Old Westbury, Old Westbury, NY, USA
Frank W. Bond, Goldsmiths College, London, UK
Stacey Callahan, University of Toulouse, Toulouse, FR
Julio Obst Camerini, Argentina
Martin Davies, Goldsmith College, London, UK
Bradley Drake, Centre for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Cape Town, South Africa
Thomas E. Ellis, Baylor University, Houston, TX
Natalie Ferrero, Pisicotrec, Lima, Peru
Rosemary Flanagan, Touro College, New York, NY
Gordon Flett, York University, Toronto, Canada
Robert D. Friedburg, Palo Alto University, Palo Alto, CA
Frank Gardner, Kean University, Union, NJ
Oana Gavita, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Bernard Gorman, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
David Haaga, American University, Washington, D.C.
Marie R. Joyce, Australian Catholic University, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia
Anthony J. Mander, Royal Perth Hospital, Western Australia, Australia
Neil Harrington, Fife Health Board, Fife, UK
Michael Hickey, Albert Ellis Institute, New York, NY
Steven Johnson, Albert Ellis Institute, New York, NY
Jason Jones, University of Birmingham Birmingham, UK
Dimitiri Katsikis, Hellenic Institute of RECBT, Athens, Greece
Catalina Elena Kopetz, University of Maryland College Park, MD
Grace Kong, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Satishchandra Kumas, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India
Carl Lejuez, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Alexandra Lysova, Far Eastern National University, Vladivostok, Russia
Catherine Maclaren, New England Center for Rational Emotive & Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Portland, ME
Zorica Maric, REBT - Affiliated Training Center of Albert Ellis Institute, Belgrade, Spain
Walter Matweychuk, University of Pennsylvania Medical School, Philadelphia, PA
Douglas Mennin, Hunter College-CUNY, New York, NY
Steven Lars Nielsen, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
Tian Oei, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Shishir Palsapure, University of Nagpur, Nagpur India
Louis Primavera, Touro College, Babylon, NY
Jaco Rossouw, Centre for Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Cape Town, South Africa
Giovanni Maria Ruggiero, Studi Cognitivi, Milan, Italy
Nickolay Shchitova, Far Eastern National University, Vladivostok, Russia
Marty Sapp, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
Diego Sarracino, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Mark Scuitto, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA
Marcantonio Spada, London South Bank University, London, UK
Clayton Shorkey, University of Texas, Austin, TX
Arthur Still, University of Durham, Scotland, UK
Aurora Szentagotai, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Raymond Chip Tafrate, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT
Mark Terjesen, St. John’s University, Queens, NY
Geoffrey L. Thorpe, University of Maine, Orono, ME
Peter Trower, University of Birmingham, UK
John Viterito, Georgian Court University, Lakewood, NJ
Tatjana Vukosavljevic-Gvozden, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
Jeffrey M. Warren,  University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC
Ricks Warren, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Daniel Ziegler, Villanova University, Villanova, PA

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    The Journal of Rational-Emotive and Cognitive Behavior Therapy is an international journal that publishes scholarly original papers concerning Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), behavior therapy, cognitive-behavioral hypnosis, and hypnotherapy, clinical and counseling psychology, psychiatry, mental health counseling, and allied areas of science and practice. The journal encourages scholarly debate amongst professionals involved in practice, theory, research, and training in all areas of scholarship relevant to REBT and CBT. The Journal is particularly interested in articles that define clinical practice and research and theoretical articles that have direct clinical applications. The Journal seeks theoretical discussions and literature reviews on the cognitive bases of the development and alleviation of emotional, behavioral, interpersonal, personality, and addictive disorders. We consider submissions on the applications of REBT and CBT to new areas of practice and client populations. The Journal considers the term Cognitive Behavior Therapy to represent a generic, overriding category or school of psychotherapy approaches that includes many different theories and techniques. The journals encourages research that clearly identifies the specific hypothetical constructs and techniques being measured, tested, and discussed, and the comparison of the relative influence of different cognitive processes, constructs, and techniques  on emotional and behavioral disturbance. The Journal provides a timely introduction to unexplored avenues on the cutting edge of REBT and CBT research, theory, and practice.

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    discussions of the philosophical foundations of psychotherapies


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    development of scales to assess cognitive and affective constructs

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    clinical practice reviews

    empirically-based case studies

    descriptions of innovative therapeutic techniques and procedures

    advances in clinical training

    literature reviews

    book reviews

    Under the guidance of an expanded, international editorial board consisting of acknowledged leaders in the field, the journal disseminates current, valuable information to researchers and practitioners in psychology, psychotherapy, psychiatry, mental health counseling, social work, education, and related fields.

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