Coping Skills Group Therapy Worksheet

What is the theory behind this Coping Skills Group Therapy Worksheet?

A coping skills session is a necessary part of most group therapy and counselling sessions. When individuals share their own experiences of coping It allows others to explore new coping strategies to deal with their mutual challenges. It is an effective strategy to help them learn, practice, and build their coping skills toolbox that can prepare them to manage stressful situations. 

How will the worksheet help?

This worksheet will provide a coping skills activity that counsellors and therapists can utilise as part of their coping skills group session. It will introduce the concept of various  coping strategies that individuals in the group session find helpful in a fun way. It will also encourage a healthy discussion on how strategies can be unique to an individual and can be modified as needed. 

How to use the worksheet?

Counsellors and therapists can use the activity plan in the worksheet to plan the coping skills sorting activity. They can follow the instructions as is or make any changes they feel might be necessary to cater to the demographics and particulars of their group.  Any feedback or relevant comments about the activity’s helpfulness can be noted down at the end for future reference.

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