Stopp skill worksheet

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What is the theory behind this Stopp therapy worksheet?

STOPP is a therapeutic technique administered when an individual is feeling overwhelmed in the face of a trigger.

It stands for: S= stop what you’re doing, T= take a step back to calm and gather yourself

O= observe, P=plan and P= proceed to act mindfully.

How will the worksheet help?    

This worksheet will help clients to think more logically and rationally at a stressful time. It will help them stay calm and have some distance between their negative thoughts and behaviors.

How to use this worksheet?

To use this worksheet, when a triggering situation occurs, use the instruction below and fill the empty space with your responses. Keep it with yourself for day to day practice. You can use this worksheet during times of stress.

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