Instructions==>Psychologist Albert Ellis and his theory of Irrational Beliefs. Look over the list of Irrational Beliefs and try to see what are their common elements. Also talk about the concept of fallacies and compare it to the concept of ‘Irrational Beliefs.’ There are some differences — Please find them. The post needs to be a minimum of 350words. Please cite using scholarly sources
‘Irrational Beliefs’ (per Ellis) are a very specific type of deep-seated cognitive errors that people live by. Living by these cognitive errors can relate to some specific disorders, such as depression, but all of us commit such errors to some degree.
Additional instructions==> Discuss how these cognitive errors can adversely impact a person’s psychological well-being if they get out of hand. Discuss any of these that impact someone you know – or you — and the impact they have.