Year: 1989 Source: Individual Psychology, v.45, no.1/2, (March/June 1988), p.75-81 SIEC No: 19900226

Discusses the usefulness of RET in crisis intervention. Techniques include unconditional acceptance of the client, steadfast refusal to feel intimidated by the client’s suicidal leaning, & the active-directive approach of showing suicidal clients how life can be fascinating & challinging. A case example of a successful intervention with a 27-yr-old suicidal female is described. (19 ref)