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Using Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy with Athletes

Turner, Martin and BARKER, Jamie (2014) Using Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy with Athletes. The Sport Psychologist, 28 (1). pp. 75-90. ISSN 0888-4781

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The use of rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) in sport psychology has received scant research attention. Therefore, little is known about how REBT can be adopted by sport psychology practitioners. This paper principally outlines how practitioners can use REBT on a one-to-one basis to reduce irrational beliefs in athletes. Guidance is offered on the introduction of REBT to applied contexts, the REBT process through which an athlete is guided, and offers an assessment of the effectiveness of REBT with athletes. It is hoped that this paper will encourage other practitioners to adopt REBT in their work and to report their experiences.

Item Type: Article
Faculty: Previous Faculty of Health Sciences > Psychology, Sport and Exercise
Depositing User: Jamie BARKER
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2016 10:32
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2016 13:49
URI: http://eprints.staffs.ac.uk/id/eprint/2704

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