According to Dr. Albert Ellis and REBT, an idea is irrational if: It distorts reality. It is illogical. It prevents you from reaching your goals. It leads to unhealthy emotions. It leads to self-defeating behavior. During his first years of practicing REBT, Dr. Ellis saw that practically all of his clients held variations of a dozen or so irrational beliefs. Here is a list of the most common ones
Clarence “Skip” Ellis was the first African-American to earn a PhD in Computer Science. He helped develop the concept of clicking icons which lead to the development of user friendly operating systems such as Windows or Mac. Most computer users, even highly proficient users, would not be able to operate their computer without this simple concept. Thank you, sir!
Therapy: Treating relational/marital schemas and/or problems with cognitive restructuring! 12 Irrational beliefs individuals may believe to be true. Self-actualization can not be achieved with these beliefs. Inspired by Dr. Albert Ellis pioneer of R.E.B.T (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy). Michael L. Kerns/MLK5240
Virginia Union alum Dr. Rex M. Ellis, is Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) Dr. Ellis is charged with planning, developing, directing, and managing all curatorial and education and outreach programs and activities at the NMAAHC. Prior to this position, Dr. Ellis was the first African American vice president for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, where he managed all programs and operations.
Leading women of Utah front row, from left, Jane S. Richards, Emmeline Wells; middle row, Phoebe Woodruff, Isabelle Horne, Eliza R. Snow, Zina Young, Marinda Hyde; back row, Dr. Ellis R. Shipp, Bathsheba W. Smith, Elizabeth Howard, Dr. Romania Pratt Penrose in this, Utah State Historical Society photo. Zina Young was the third Relief Society general president and was succeeded by Bathsheba W. Smith, who was succeeded by Emmeline Wells. (Utah State Historical Society)