Dr. Albert Ellis invented Cognitive Therapy back in the 1950s. He called it Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy(REBT). REBT is still around. Many people believe that as one type of cognitive therapy REBT is simpler, and easier for people to do on their own. Many other people believe it is better structured for being a philosophy of life the way exercise is complimentary to getting medical care when you need it. You can read more about one of the best books on REBT here
This video by Will Ross who demonstrates using REBT to combat procrastination via the example of putting off homework.
Though it doesn’t use such terms as “REBT” one of the most useful books for applying cognitive therapy to the symptom of procrastination would be “The Now Habit” by Dr. Neil Fiore.
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