DBT identifying emotions worksheet

What is the theory behind this worksheet?

Emotions are the conscious subjectively experienced mental reactions (i.e. fear or anger). The underlying theories for this worksheet lie with the principles of:

Emotional Intelligence- focused on understanding and managing emotionsand 

Positive Psychology- fostering strengths and positive emotions”.

  • Therapies may include:
    Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)-the purpose of DBT is skill-building in areas of emotional regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, distress tolerance, and mindfulness. Here, particularly it assists in acknowledging and accepting challenging emotions.

How will this worksheet help you?    

This worksheet addresses 

  • Development of emotional awareness 
  • And understanding which is crucial for effective emotional regulation.

How should you use this worksheet?

Individuals and therapists can use this worksheet as a practical tool to develop skills to identify and describe their emotions accurately.

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