What is the theory behind this “CBT BELIEF WORKSHEET ”?
Everyone has a unique perspective on the world. Despite having the identical event, two people may interpret it completely differently. The deeply held views that shape how we understand our experiences are referred to as core beliefs. That is why it is important to address our core beliefs.
How will this worksheet help you?
Many people hold unfavorable basic beliefs that have negative effects. You must first recognize your negative fundamental beliefs before you can start to challenge them. And this worksheet will help you to identify your core beliefs and challenge them to replace positive core beliefs that are healthy for you.
How to use the worksheet?
Follow the instructions in the worksheet to identify your core beliefs and to challenge them effectively. Try to do this activity at least twice a week.
CBT BELIEF WORKSHEET
|Situation||Core Belief||Consequence||Write down your Negative core belief||Write down evidence against your core belief to change them|
|What happened?Example:someone ask you out for a coffee||Example: I am not worthy||What thoughts do you have?Example:Thought: Why would they ask me out for coffee? |
How was your behavior?Behavior: I will not respond to the person who asked me for coffee
|Example:I do not deserve good things.I am not worthy.||Example: I went out on a coffee date and it went quite well.|
1. Beck, J. S. (2011). Cognitive behavior therapy: Basics and beyond (2nd ed.). New York, NY, US: Guilford Press, from https://img3.reoveme.com/m/be38edbbfc79330a.pdf
You can download this worksheet here.