Compulsive Behaviour and Addiction Worksheet

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What is the theory behind this Compulsive Behaviour and Addiction Worksheet?

Compulsive behaviours and addiction refers to all behaviours that an individual continues to indulge in and is unable to stop themselves even after knowing its negative consequences. Examples of such behaviours can include pornogrophy/masturbtation, alcohol use, excessive anger and overindulging in food or internet use etc. Individuals may feel an intense urge to engage in the behaviour followed by some sort of emotional relief for a while. 

How will the worksheet help?

This worksheet can help individuals who are struggling with compulsive and addictive behaviours to form a plan of action to help them cope with their triggers throughout the day. The worksheet will help them compile a list of actions that they know are effective in helping them manage their compulsions.  

How to use the worksheet?

This worksheet can be used after individuals undergoing therapy for their compulsive behaviours have tried and tested coping strategies for their effectiveness.  Instruct them to base their plan of action on those strategies to help them manage their condition throughout the day. 

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