Assessing your stage of change worksheet

What is the theory behind this Assessing your stage of change worksheet?

The transtheoretical model of behavior change is used to assess an individual’s preparedness towards a new healthier behavior. These stages include; Precontemplation (unawareness regarding having a problem), Contemplation (awareness about the problem), Preparation (intention to make a change), Action (making change) and Maintenance (working to  prevent relapse.

How will the worksheet help?    

This worksheet will help the clients in assessing which stage of change they are in. It will help them have insight into their recovery process.

How to use this worksheet?

To use this worksheet, read the statements below and mark (√) on the ones that apply to you. The scorecard to find out which stage of change you are in, is provided below.

 Assessing your stage of change worksheet


Norcross, J. C., Krebs, P. M., & Prochaska, J. O. (2011). Stages of change. Journal of clinical psychology, 67(2), 143-154.

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