Prof Windy Dryden

Keynote: Gandhi and REBT

Date: 30 November, 2021 – Time: 14.00 to 14.45 GMT

Keynote Speaker: Prof Windy Dryden PhD

REBT theory and practice have links with the ideas of many philosophers and thinkers. In this keynote, I will present Gandhi’s ‘10 Fundamental Ideas for Changing the World‘ and compare and contrast these with the ideas associated with REBT.

Windy Dryden is Emeritus Professor of Psychotherapeutic Studies at Goldsmiths University of London, and is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society. He has authored or edited more than 250 books, including the second edition of Reason to Change: A Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) Workbook (Routledge, 2021) and the third edition of Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy: Distinctive Features (Routledge, 2021). In addition, he edits 21 book series in the area of counselling, psychotherapy and coaching, including the CBT Distinctive Features series (Routledge). His major interests are in rational emotive behavior therapy and CBT; single session interventions; the interface between counselling and coaching; pluralism in counselling and psychotherapy; writing short, accessible self-help books for the general public and demonstrating therapy live in front of an audience.