Dissecting the Problem Worksheet

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What are the theories behind this worksheet?

The major concepts behind Dissecting the Problem Worksheet are Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Crisis Intervention. 

These concepts rely on analyzing and dissecting a problem by involving some ideas from Gestalt Psychology to easily understand the root cause of the problem. This further on, helps with finding possible and feasible solutions.

How will this worksheet help you?

This worksheet can help the user in several ways, especially if they are having difficulty with problem-solving. The worksheet divides the problem into tangible parts and to solve the entire issue the user will work through the separate parts. 

This mechanism makes it easy to understand the causes, solutions, and risks associated with the problem.

How should you use this worksheet?

This worksheet can be used by therapists to help clients who are facing anxiety because of their lack of problem-solving skills or are at a crossroads because of a significant issue in their lives. 

This worksheet can be used after talk therapy so that the client has some insight into their situation before they start filling out the worksheet. 

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