What is the theory behind this Christmas therapy worksheet?
The portrayal of holidays through commercial media makes us believe that it is a stress -ree time for pure joy and abundance but the reality is far from this notion. Holidays are a source of stress and anxiety for many people. Especially those who are bound to mingle with toxic family members who make it hard for them to get along. For people like this, a strategic approach has proven to be beneficial.
How will the worksheet help?
This worksheet works as a planner for those who are going to encounter their family members in the stressful time of Christmas. This will help them to be insightful towards the issue and have agency towards navigating the situations and avoid conflicts.
How to use this worksheet?
The clients are required to fill this worksheet a week before Christmas. Sit in a comfortable and distraction free space and answer the following questions accordingly. you can keep it with yourself as a flashcard
Christmas therapy worksheet
Sussex Publishers. (n.d.). 7 strategies to deal with difficult family members. Psychology Today. Retrieved November 20, 2022, from https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/in-flux/201802/7-strategies-deal-difficult-family-members
You can download this worksheet here.