Aggression replacement therapy worksheet

What is the theory behind this Aggression replacement therapy  worksheet?

Aggression Replacement Training (ART) is a therapeutic approach for working with adolescents who have problems managing their aggression. This approach has three main components, i.e. social skills training, anger control and management and moral education. This approach has proven to be helpful in school as well as in the criminal setting.

How will the worksheet help?    

This worksheet aims at the social learning aspect of aggression replacement therapy. Clients will be able to look at their aggressive behavior from the other side and assess it by standing in the shoes of the victims of their anger. This will help in creating empathy. 

How to use this worksheet?

To use this worksheet, answer the questions below in detail. The clients are required to be completely objective, relaxed and focused. Use this worksheet as a day-to-day reminder.  

Aggression replacement therapy worksheet

Write below your aggressive behavior you commonly receive complaints about from others.

Your actions, language and other aspects of your behavior.

Now how would you feel if the same kind of behavior is directed towards you? Write in about your feelings and how will you react?


GLICK, B. and GOLDSTEIN, A.P. (1987), Aggression Replacement Training. Journal of Counseling & Development, 65: 356-362.

Goldstein, A. P., Glick, B., & Gibbs, J. C. (1998). (Rev. ed.). Research Press.

You can download this worksheet here.

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