Primary Certificate in Rational Emotive Behaviour, 5-6 June, 2023

Primary Certificate in Rational Emotive Behaviour

Therapy and Counselling 5th – 6th June, 2023

Location: Virtual, Zoom Platform Psyche_RGB_Approved_2019.jpg

This course run in association with the Centre for Stress Management, is a British Psychological Society (BPS) Learning Centre and Association for Rational Emotive Therapy (AREBT) approved 2-day course covers the basic theory and practice of the rational emotive behaviour therapy (REBT) and counselling which was developed by Dr Albert Ellis PhD. It includes the following: basic concepts; healthy and unhealthy negative emotions; psychological interactionism; agenda setting, three major MUSTS and the derivatives; the ABC model; treatment sequence; assessing A and inference chaining; teaching the B-C connection; disputing irrational beliefs; self-acceptance; importance of homework assignments; multimodal emphasis; shame attacking exercises; low frustration tolerance exercises. A printed manual, articles and handouts are provided.


The trainer is Professor Stephen Palmer PhD CPsychol FAREBT an Albert Ellis Institute, New York, Certified Supervisor for REBT and AREBT Accredited REBT Senior Therapist, Supervisor, Trainer and Coach. He received his REBT training in London and New York. He holds the European Certificate in Psychology and the European Certificate of Counsellor Accreditation. Currently he is Chair and Fellow of the Association for Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy. He has been using REBT within his therapeutic and training practice for over 25 years and has adapted it to the field of coaching and coaching psychology. He has co-authored/edited books and articles with Dr Albert Ellis and Prof Windy Dryden.

For more information, visit our course page. If you have any course or administration queries, please contact the Training Director, Peter Ruddell peter.ruddell (at)