CBT Case Formulation Worksheet

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What is the theory behind the CBT Case Formulation Worksheet?

Case formulation is a basic summary of the client’s profile and presenting problems. In Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, case formulations are specific to every client’s needs and treatment goals and are completed through the full collaboration of the client and the therapist. This ensures client engagement and participation in their own treatment process. 

How will the worksheet help? 

This worksheet will provide a basic CBT case formulation template that therapists can use with their clients. It will help them note down important information about the client including their presenting problems, current symptoms, diagnosis, treatment goals, and a working hypothesis. 

How to use the worksheet?

Therapists can use this worksheet with clients seeking Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for their problems. This worksheet can be completed in the initial assessment sessions with the collaboration of the client so they are well aware of and fully invested in their treatment plan. 

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