Smartphone and Internet Addiction Worksheet

What is the theory behind this worksheet?

The compulsive, chronic physiological and psychological need or uncontrolled use of smartphones and the internet. The theories behind this worksheet align with the principles of “Behavioral theories- focus on learned behaviors, reinforcement and conditioning”, “Cognitive behavioral theory-may incorporate cognitive restructuring exercises to challenge distorted beliefs related to addiction”, and “psychoeducation perspectives- which concerning this worksheet enhance awareness of the impact of addiction”.

Therapies may include;

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy for internet addictionmay incorporate cognitive restructuring exercises to challenge distorted beliefs related to addiction
  • Motivational Interviewing- aims to enhance motivation and commitment to goals. In the context of this worksheet, will help individuals explore their readiness and motivation to address addiction

How will this worksheet help you?    

This worksheet aims to guide individuals

  • Recognize and address problematic use of smartphones and the internet.
  • Provide psychoeducation
  • Incorporating strategies to foster healthier behaviors.

How should you use this worksheet?

This worksheet can be used by individuals as it is a practical tool to get insight into usage patterns, understand triggers, set healthy boundaries, explore consequences, and develop alternatives.

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