What is the theory behind this anxiety self monitoring worksheet?
In cognitive behavioural therapy, which helps clients to manage their anxiety and keep track of their worried thoughts, self-monitoring is a great tool. According to research, self-monitoring is extremely crucial for managing anxiety symptoms.
How will the worksheet help?
The worksheet will help clients learn how to manage their anxiety. In order to cope with their triggers, emotions, and behaviours successfully, clients will be able to identify them.
How to use the worksheet?
The therapist can provide this worksheet during sessions and instruct clients to continue it at home. Therapist instructs the client to complete the log daily.
Anxiety self monitoring worksheet
Fill the table below to keep track of your anxiety.
|DateDay Time||Triggers (place, person, situation, thought or event)||Thoughts (disturbing, irrational or negative thoughts)||Physical & Emotional symptoms||Rate the level of anxiety (0, minimum to 10, maximum)||Coping strategy used to deal with the anxiety|
Mahoney, C.C. (2013). Self-monitoring to enhance the effectiveness of a treatment for anxiety.
What is self-monitoring? (2021, April 30). Verywell Mind. https://www.verywellmind.com/what-is-self-monitoring-5179838
You can download this worksheet here.