Humanistic therapy worksheet
(For teens)

What is the theory behind this Humanistic therapy worksheet?

According to humanistic therapy, one of the ways through which humans can reach their full potential is by achieving a harmonious state between their real and ideal self. Ideal self includes personal aspirations, while the real self includes the true characteristics, thoughts and feelings possessed by each individual. A harmonious state between the two is known as Congruence.

How will the worksheet help?

The purpose of this worksheet is to help individuals (adolescents) achieve a state congruence between their real and ideal self, thus putting them in a better position to unlock their full potential. 

How to use this worksheet?

On the left circle, write the things that reflect your authentic self. On the right, write what you aspire to become. In the middle overlap, write the things that you can actually achieve in the near future, by giving due consideration to the limitations of your real self and your ideal state.

Humanistic therapy worksheet (For teens)


  • Set realistic goals and objectives
  • Have concrete assessment of your strengths and limitations
  • Be flexible in modifying the set goals and learn from previous experiences


Klein, M. H., Kolden, G. G., Michels, J. L., & Chisolm-Stockard, S. (2002). Congruence. In J. C. Norcross (Ed.), Psychotherapy relationships that work: Therapist contributions and responsiveness to patients (pp. 195–215). Oxford University Press.

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