Emotional Regulation Worksheet for the Youth

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What are the theories behind this worksheet?

The worksheet incorporates theories of positive psychology, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Rational Emotive Therapy, and Mindfulness. Together these theories help the individual feel grounded and less overwhelmed because of their thoughts and emotions. 

REBT and CBT help the user understand the negative emotions and the consequences of those emotions. On the other hand, positive psychology and mindfulness help the user accept their circumstances and make them feel like it is possible to change for the better. 

How will this worksheet help you?

This worksheet will help the user understand their emotions and their reasons. When an individual gets to write down their thoughts and feelings it is easier to understand and evaluate them. 

Mindfulness and positive psychology will provide the user with the opportunity to reflect on their triggers, emotions, and behaviors and try to find solutions through acceptance and gradual change.

How should you use this worksheet?

This worksheet can be used by therapists to help a client with regulating their emotions. Youth can use this worksheet on their own if they feel overwhelmed by their emotions and feel like they need some help with emotional regulation. 

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