Thinking mistakes worksheet
What is the theory behind this Thinking mistakes worksheet?
Thinking Errors are also known as Cognitive Distortions. These are unrealistic and extreme ways of thinking that can cause mental and emotional distress. They are the root cause of all psychological disorders. The main aim of psychotherapy is to work on these cognitive distortions for improved mental well-being.
How will the worksheet help?
This worksheet will help the clients in having awareness about different types of thinking errors and then find their own. Clients will be able to have insight into their lives and what is causing them distress. Using this worksheet regularly will enable the clients to identify their thinking errors with accuracy and convenience.
How to use this worksheet?
To use this worksheet, read the following descriptions of different types of thinking errors. Then with the help of the therapist write your own thoughts and try to find which types they belong to.
Keep it with you as a day-to-day reminder. Work on your own distortions based on the information provided.
You can download this worksheet here.