Rumination-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Worksheet for Depression

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What are the theories behind this worksheet?

The ideas underlying this worksheet are based on principles of Rumination-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (RFCBT) and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) practices. Cognitive Restructuring, a basic CBT principle, underpins the process of recognizing and confronting negative ideas. 

How will this worksheet help you?

This worksheet is a practical and systematic tool to help users manage their depression, specifically ruminating. It aids in enhancing self-awareness by documenting thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. The addition of actions to stop negative thought cycles gives tangible strategies to shift focus and break negative thought cycles.

How should you use this worksheet?

Users should include this worksheet into their routine as a dynamic tool for self-reflection and goal-setting to get the most out of it. Track your thoughts and feelings on a regular basis to detect trends and triggers. When negative beliefs occur, engage in cognitive restructuring by questioning and replacing them with more balanced viewpoints.

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