Thought diary log worksheet 

(Cognitive Restructuring)

What is the theory behind this Thought diary log worksheet ?

Psychotherapy helps the clients in managing their negative thoughts. With enough practice it  becomes natural to identify the connections of their thoughts, feelings and behaviors. This helps them in challenging their irrational thoughts and finding alternative rational more positive ones.

How will the worksheet help?

This worksheet will help the clients learn to recognize and identify how their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors interact and influence one another. Keeping a log will make this practice easier for them, helping them in reacting to the situations in a more adaptive manner. 

How to use this worksheet?

To use this worksheet, read the table below. Then in a comfortable and distraction free space, write your responses. Keep this log with yourself and note down everything daily. Take help from your therapist in finding rational ways to perceive your situation.  Direct any queries or confusions you have to the therapist.

You can download this worksheet here.

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