Narrative Exposure Therapy Worksheet

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What is the theory behind the Narrative Exposure Therapy Worksheet?

Narrative exposure therapy is designed on the purpose to expose yourself to traumatic memories to identify your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors related to this event. By identifying your irrational and negative thoughts, you can work towards changing them into healthier ones that bring positive change in your life.

How will this worksheet help you?

This worksheet will help people who have irrational and negative thoughts due to past trauma or stressful events.  It will help you process your trauma more healthily and safely and allow you to modify your negative thoughts into rational and positive ones. 

How to use this worksheet?

To use this worksheet, it’s important that you are ready to process your trauma and you must have a command of relaxation exercises to calm yourself when experiencing anxiety. Think of a traumatic event and start writing a narrative about it in detail. After writing a story, write your most exact thoughts and feelings related to this event. Now look for positive and rational thoughts and write them down.

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