chapter  11
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Thinking and intervening related to dealing with obstacles to change

The process of REBT like the path of true love rarely runs smoothly and the skilled REBT therapist needs to be able to identify and deal effectively with a variety of obstacles to change. A full discussion of how trained therapists and trainees think and intervene in the face of such obstacles merits a book and there are a number of such books in the literature (e.g. Neenan and Dryden, 1996; Ellis, 2002).