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Recent REBT & CBT News

REBT principles have been used as core cognitive-behavioral therapy/CBT principles for a Virtual Avatar involved in the treatment of major depressive disorder patients at their home. The project was funded by the European Commission. Virtual Avatar monitored patients’ feelings, restructured patients’ irrational/dysfunctional thoughts and proposed alternative functional/rational thoughts. For more information about the grant please see here: more...

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In Memory of Dr. Antony Kidman

It is with deep sadness and a heavy heart that we have learned that Dr. Tony Kidman has passed away.  Tony was a great scholar with a sharp mind and always had great insights into the human condition.  He was a kind person and treated everyone with respect.  He made great contributions to REBT and Psychology. He began his career as a neurobiologist, and then moved on to doing work on the emotional issues of women with breast cancer.… Read more...

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Announcement from Kristene A. Doyle, Ph.D. Director of the Albert Ellis Institute

In accordance with the mission of the Albert Ellis Institute to promote emotional and behavioral health through research, practice and training of mental health professionals in the use of Rational-Emotive and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (RE&CBT) as a comprehensive, evidence-based psychotherapy, the Institute is pleased to announce the next phase of expansion by the launch of two new treatment and research centers. For more information, please visit:

Eating Disorders Treatment and Research Center (EDTRC)

Center for the Treatment and Research of Obsessive-Compulsive & Related DisordersRead more...

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The International Institute for the Advanced Studies of Psychotherapy and Applied Mental Health

The International Institute for the Advanced Studies of Psychotherapy and Applied Mental Health (, one of the key international actors in the REBT/CBT research, has been recognized as a research infrastructure of European relevance, by being indexed in the prestigious MERIL database. The MERIL database includes the most excellent research platforms/infrastructures in Europe, that are beyond a national relevance, covering all scientific fields. For more details see the link:

The Institute is an academic structure founded by the Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, in collaboration with the Albert Ellis Institute, New York, USA.

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