Anxiety curve worksheet
What is the theory behind this Anxiety curve worksheet?
The anxiety curve is the representation of a concept regarding the escalation process of anxiety as well as the reaction of the individuals experiencing the escalation. It can be very beneficial to understand the triggers, processes, behavioral responses that concern the problem of anxiety. It also tells us what factors lead to this crisis and when there should be an intervention.
How will the worksheet help?
This worksheet will help the clients in keeping a record of the level of their anxiety as well as their response to it. They will also learn different ways to deal with the avoidance behaviors and how to redirect themselves during the crisis of anxiety. Furthermore, they will be able to devise plans to prevent themselves from reaching the end of the curve.
How to use this worksheet?
To use this worksheet, study the graph below. Based on the details of the curve, write the stimulus that cause anxiety and try exposing yourself with the help of the therapist. Write your daily exposure report in the given space. Be honest about rating your level of anxiety. Remember! Practice makes progress!
You can download this worksheet here.