Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy in India: Very Brief Therapy for Problems of Daily Living is the first book of its kind to look specifically at using Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) for helping people with problems that are common in India.

Based on training workshops given by Professor Windy Dryden in Mumbai, this book presents transcripts of the workshop sessions alongside professional commentary, followed by reflections from the volunteers themselves.

With the emphasis on everyday problems, and clear examples of how REBT is applied, Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy in India will be essential reading for psychotherapists, students, and other mental health professionals working in India, and anyone interested in the cross-cultural application of psychotherapy.

chapter |3 pages


chapter Chapter 1|21 pages

Understanding problems of daily living and their possible solution

Contributions from Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy

chapter Chapter 3|11 pages

Family conflict

chapter Chapter 4|11 pages


chapter Chapter 5|11 pages

Lack of influence and involvement

chapter Chapter 6|10 pages

Anxiety about protecting son

chapter Chapter 7|11 pages

Decision-making about giving birth

chapter Chapter 8|12 pages

Inappropriate behaviour

chapter Chapter 9|12 pages

Lack of support

chapter Chapter 10|11 pages


chapter Chapter 11|9 pages

Being envied and treated unfairly

chapter Chapter 12|10 pages

Dog phobia

chapter Chapter 13|11 pages

Physical pain

chapter Chapter 14|27 pages

Reflections, summary and conclusion