Exposure Therapy for Suicidal Thoughts Worksheet

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What are the theories behind this worksheet?

The key concepts behind the Exposure Therapy for Suicidal Worksheet are Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Exposure Therapy. CBT focuses on the negative thought patterns that can impact the behaviour of individuals.  

Exposure Therapy creates situations where confrontations with negative thoughts occur, thus reducing the impact of distress caused by suicidal thoughts.

How will this worksheet help you?

This worksheet can help the user identify the triggers for their suicidal thoughts. Users can then challenge these triggers to reduce their impact on their behaviour. Furthermore, users can develop coping strategies to deal with the triggers of their suicidal thoughts by providing alternatives. 

How should you use this worksheet?

This worksheet can be used by individuals and therapists. Users should follow the instructions listed below. It is recommended to seek guidance from trained specialists before using this worksheet. 

Keep in mind that this worksheet is merely a tool to identify and work on the triggers for suicidal thoughts. Professional help should be sought out as well.

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