Setting boundaries therapy worksheet
What is the theory behind this Setting boundaries therapy worksheet?
The Boundary Setting Worksheet is based on Assertive Training, which is a component of Behavioral Therapy. Boundary setting enables individuals to have a healthy communication in their interpersonal relationships. Moreover, it improves mental well-being by setting and communicating clear expectations in relationships.
How will the worksheet help?
Maintaining healthy boundaries holds importance in all areas of life. However, setting clear boundaries can be difficult in a family setting due to high levels of emotional involvement with family members. Thus, this worksheet will help individuals in maintaining healthy boundaries within the family by adopting assertive communication style.
How to use this worksheet?
To use this worksheet, review Section A, which highlights: 1) Examples of common family situations that require boundary setting. 2) Healthy boundaries (examples of assertive communication style) and unhealthy boundaries (examples of aggressive and passive communication styles). After reviewing Section A, head over to Section B for putting Assertive Communication style into practice.
You can download this worksheet here.
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