What is the theory behind this Asking for help therapy worksheet?
Mental health problems should not be taken lightly. Individuals who go through mental and emotional distress often fail to seek proper help at the right time. This inability to ask for help is due to many factors. First of all, asking for any kind of help is already considered a straining task in our society. Due to poor self image and insecurities, individuals feel themselves burdening others with their emotional problems. Furthermore, mental health stigma is also a contributing factor to this. Due to this, not attending to the crisis at the right time causes further psychological problems
How will the worksheet help?
This worksheet will provide the clients quick access to their support system as well as information regarding mental health services in their close proximity. This will guide them in effectively asking for proper help for their emotional problems
How to use this worksheet?
To use this worksheet, devise a help-seeking strategy that is feasible to you. Also note contact information regarding your support system, that can facilitate you in the time of need. Keep this toolkit with yourself in a safe place and use it at the time of crisis.
Asking for help therapy worksheet
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Vogel, D. L., & Wester, S. R. (2003). To seek help or not to seek help: The risks of self-disclosure. Journal of counseling psychology, 50(3), 351.
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