OCD tracking worksheet
What is the theory behind this OCD tracking worksheet?
CBT therapists routinely provide their clients with worksheets to track symptoms of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. It is helpful for clients with OCD to track their triggers, obsessions and compulsions, so that they can bring that awareness in the therapy sessions to set treatment goals
How will the worksheet help?
This worksheet will help clients with OCD to monitor the nature of their triggers, intrusive thoughts and neutralizing behaviors. It will help the client gain further insight about their condition while also providing valuable information that can be used in the therapeutic process aimed at cognitive modification.
How to use the worksheet?
The worksheet is to be used in the initial sessions once the therapist has guided and educated the client about the vicious OCD cycle that maintains their condition. Because they may occur frequently it is advisable to note them down three times a day. Provide these worksheet as a homework task to clients.
You can download this worksheet here.