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The Albert Ellis Institute: Past, Present and Future

Interview with Dr. Kristene Doyle: Director of the Albert Ellis Institute, New York


The Albert Ellis Institute founded in 1959 by Dr. Albert Ellis is the bedrock where Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT) was born. During these 55 years the Institute has become the neuralgic center from where REBT develops and disseminates trough the affiliated international centers all over the world. Nowadays it is chartered by the University of the State of New York and it has a professional team directed by Dr. Kristene Doyle deeply committed to promote emotional health spreading REBT, a short-term therapy with long-term results. Dr. Kristene Doyle talks about her experience in the Institute under Dr. Ellis mentorship and also about the current activities in the Institute and the plans for the future.

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Correspondence to Montse Rovira.

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Rovira, M. The Albert Ellis Institute: Past, Present and Future. J Rat-Emo Cognitive-Behav Ther 34, 125–134 (2016).

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