Cognitive-Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP) Worksheet

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Cognitive-Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP) is a specialized form of therapy designed for individuals with chronic depression. It focuses on helping people understand how their behavior and thought patterns affect their relationships and experiences. 

What Are The Theories Behind This Worksheet?

CBASP is based on a few key theories:

  1. Interpersonal Learning: CBASP suggests that our relationship behavior is shaped by past experiences, especially those involving significant interpersonal events.
  2. Behavioral Analysis: It emphasizes understanding the impact of our actions on others and recognizing patterns of behavior that lead to negative outcomes.
  3. Situational Analysis: This involves breaking down events into key components to understand the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, leading to greater self-awareness.

How Will This Worksheet Help You?

  • Gain insight into your behavior patterns and how they affect your relationships.
  • Learn to analyze situations from a new perspective.
  • Develop healthier communication and coping strategies.
  • Start to break cycles of negative behavior and thinking.

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

Here’s how to use it:

  1. Take your time. There’s no rush to complete all the sections in one go.
  2. Be honest with yourself when answering the prompts.
  3. Use the worksheet to guide discussions with your therapist or support group.
  4. Revisit the worksheet periodically to track your progress and make adjustments as needed.

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