Psychological Flexibility Worksheet

What is the theory behind this Psychological Flexibility Worksheet?

Psychological flexibility is a core concept in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy which emphasizes the need to accept one’s circumstances and commit to productive acts that bring meaning to and value their life. It is a skill that can enable an individual to adapt to life’s circumstances and show resilience in the face of difficulty. It consists of six components mastering which can develop psychological flexibility. 

How will the worksheet help?

This worksheet will educate clients seeking Acceptance and Commitment Therapy about the six components of psychological flexibility. They will need this information in further sessions as the therapist works on helping them identify their weak areas and determine what steps they need to take to strengthen them to become more psychologically flexible. 

How to use the worksheet?

This worksheet can be used as an educational handout for clients seeking Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for their anxiety, depression or other issues. Provide this worksheet in the psychoeducation session where you inform them about what psychological flexibility is and how strengthening it can enable them to deal with and manage life’s difficulties.

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