Cognitive restructuring worksheet. You may not know it or you may not immediately assign meaning to those three letters placed side by side but theres almost no doubt that you have at least a passing familiarity with cbt. Cognitive restructuring cognitive restructuring is an evidence based intervention for the treatment of low mood or anxiety recommended by the national institute for health and clinical excellence nihce 2009. The ocd diary is a cognitive behavioral therapy cbt diary for recording ocd symptoms.
This worksheet includes space to record triggers obsessions emotions and compulsions. Cognitive restructuring is a useful technique for countering negative moods. If youve ever interacted with a therapist a counselor or a clinician in a professional setting you have likely participated in.
Cognitive restructuring is the therapeutic process of identifying and challenging. Thoughts play a powerful role in determining how people feel and how they act. Unhelpful thinking styles errors worksheet cognitive distortions human beings are prone to thinking in biased ways particularly at times when we are under stress or feeling strong emotions.
Everyone experiences cognitive distortions to some degree but in their more extreme form they can be maladaptive and harmful. Cognitive distortions are irrational thoughts that influence our emotions. Some of the worksheets displayed are cognitive dissonance a critical tool in social justice therapist work for in session and at home experiments the measurement of cognitive distance methods and cognitive triangle work coping and processing cognitive processing therapy veteranmilitary version implicit.
For coping skills please refer to coping skills page. Conversely if they think negatively about somethingwhether or not that thought is supported by evidencethey will feel negatively. Showing top 8 worksheets in the category adult cognitive impairment.