a guest post by captain tom, on the topic of fear of flying that we’ve discussed on and off here on this blog. first, by way of introduction, i’m both an airline captain and a licensed therapist. working with people who have trouble with flying has been my specialty for twenty-eight years. i am fully… Continue reading inability to regulate feelings at the root of fear of flying?
the other day i was listening to a little audio clip of an interview with albert ellis, the no-holds-barred founder of rational-emotive behavioural therapy (REBT, also known as RET and RBT). ellis was one of the grandfathers of cognitive therapy; he wasn’t too enamoured with the theories he said freud “made up” and jung’s “mystical… Continue reading albert ellis: empirically, logically and self-helpingly