What is the theory behind this Honesty therapy worksheet?
Honesty is a part of moral integrity. Individuals tend to have rigid beliefs regarding morality based on their culture, religious or family background. Since acting upon those beliefs is not possible for them, they feel guilt and shame about it. This, according to research, leads to mental health problems.
How will the worksheet help?
This worksheet will help to form a realistic view about honesty. It is a subjective concept, clients will gain insight into their rigid beliefs by defining them and whether following them is possible for them. They will be able to shape them on the basis of reality.
How to use this worksheet?
Everyone’s concept regarding honesty is different. To use this worksheet, write down your own definition and personal experience with regards to your ideals. Be as thorough and honest as possible. Keep it with you as a day to day reminder.
Honesty therapy worksheet
Blanton, D. B. (2007). Practicing radical honesty: How to transform your life by telling the truth. Sparrowhawk Press.
Eisnitz, A. J. (1988) Some Superego Issues. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 36:137-163
You can download this worksheet here.