CBT Basics Worksheet

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What is the theory behind the CBT Basics Worksheet?

Cognitive behavioral therapy is an evidence-based, form of psychotherapy that mainly focus on our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. It explains that our thoughts play a vital role in influencing our feelings and ultimately our behaviors. If our thoughts are distorted and negative, the outcomes it brings will be negative and unhealthy. However, if thoughts are positive and healthy, outcomes will also be healthy. Therefore, using Cbt basics worksheets you can build a better understanding of this therapy and how it can help you in improving your lifestyle.

How will this worksheet help you?

CBT basics worksheet is an essential tool to build an adequate understanding of how cognitive behavioral therapy works. You can get a basic idea of how we can treat or manage our symptoms with the help of this therapy. You can identify your problematic thoughts, and how these thoughts affect your mood, feelings, and behaviors. Furthermore, you can restructure your thoughts into positive and healthier ones by completing the last section of this worksheet. In short, you can gain insight into your thoughts and their impact on your relationships, functioning, and other domains of life.

How to use this worksheet?

This worksheet can be used in digital form or printed out as well. You just simply reflect on your thoughts and identify what is that disturbing thought that is on your mind lately. Think of it and fill out the rest of the item according to that thought. In the last part of the worksheet, you will think of an alternative healthy thought and fill the rest of the worksheet accordingly. 

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