What is the theory behind this At home therapy worksheet?
Psychotherapy ,though essential for emotional and spiritual growth, is also expensive and unaffordable for many individuals. therapy deals with the presenting problems, thoughts behind them and adaptive coping strategies dealing with those thoughts to improve your behavior. If understood correctly, anyone can apply simple therapy techniques in the comfort of their home.
How will the worksheet help?
This worksheet will help the clients in dealing with their minor emotional problems at home. It is still advisable to refer to a psychologist if the problems persist and get serious.
How to use this worksheet?
To use this worksheet, write about your emotional problems and thoughts that occur afterwards, devise strategies to deal with them and test their adaptiveness based on the pros and cons after applying them in your life. For e.g. studying for exams to reduce exam anxiety is an adaptive strategy, while playing video games for temporary relief is a maladaptive one.
At home therapy worksheet
Zeidner, M., & Saklofske, D. (1996). Adaptive and maladaptive coping.
You can download this worksheet here.