CBT Worksheet for Acute Stress Disorder

What is the theory behind the CBT worksheet for Acute Stress Disorder?

Acute stress disorder results in symptoms such as flashbacks, anxiety, intense fear, numbness, and dissociation. People suffering from the disorder often find it difficult to understand, identify, or acknowledge their emotions, thoughts, and feelings related to the traumatic event due to dissociation. However, to work on your trauma, the first step is to identify, accept, and acknowledge your emotions, and the changes it brought to you.

How will this worksheet help you?

This worksheet is designed to help you reflect on your feelings, thoughts, and behaviors related to negative traumatic experiences. It will help you accept the uncertainty and your emotions related to it. By identifying the triggers, emotions, and thoughts related to the event can help work through difficult emotions and symptoms.

How will this worksheet help you?

This worksheet has questions related to the traumatic experience. You need to relax your mind before starting and keep taking deep breaths if you feel any stress or disturbance. Complete the worksheet and reflect back on your answers, you will be able to understand your emotions, thoughts, and behaviors more than before and it will ultimately help you in regulating them better.

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