Emotional Attachment Worksheet
What is the theory behind the Emotional Attachment Worksheet?
Emotional Attachment is an innate need in all humans to be able to connect on an emotional level and feel affectionate with people they are close to. At any age all humans need people who they can rely on as a source of support in both good and bad times. One may even have different types and varying levels of attachments with different people in their lives. It is important to be aware of whether these emotional attachments are healthy or unhealthy
How will the worksheet help?
This worksheet will help educate clients about healthy and unhealthy emotional attachment. It will help them learn about signs that could indicate unhealthy attachments, something that they can use as a self-reflection tool to evaluate where their current relationships stand with respect to emotional attachment.
How to use the worksheet?
Instruct the client to go through the given checklist of possible signs of unhealthy emotional attachments and mark the ones that apply to them. Then comment on how many of these signs do they recognize and to what extent in their past or current relationships.
You can download this worksheet here.