EMDR Future Template Worksheet (PDF)

What are the theories behind this worksheet?

This worksheet is based on the EMDR therapeutic framework, which is based on the AIP model of Adaptive Information Processing. 

According to the AIP model, traumatic memories or experiences may become maladaptively stored in the brain, impeding an individual’s capacity to process and healthily integrate them. The eight-phase strategy of EMDR tries to ease the reprocessing of these memories, supporting adaptive resolution. 

How will this worksheet help you?

The worksheet is a self-guided tool for users who want to confront and analyze future difficulties or aspirations. The worksheet enables a methodical study of previous events, negative attitudes, and present triggers by arranging the reflection process into separate phases.

How should you use this worksheet?

To utilize this worksheet, begin by clearly describing the current issue or objective you intend to solve. Continue through each step while honestly reflecting on pertinent previous experiences, bad beliefs, and current triggers.

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