Time Management Therapy Worksheet

What is the theory behind this Time Management Therapy Worksheet?

Time Management is a key skill that can greatly impact one’s quality of life and act as a deterrent for unnecessary stress and other negative emotions throughout the day. It is the act of planning one’s day around the need to achieve certain goals or complete certain tasks. This skill is important particularly for people with mental illnesses who are having trouble keeping up with their day to day lives as a result of their condition. Research has shown time management training can improve symptoms of anxiety and depression. 

How will the worksheet help? 

This worksheet will provide a very simple format for a client to list down their tasks for the day and organise them according to their priority levels. This will help them start the day with set goals in mind and realistic expectations of achieving the important tasks first without getting distracted by less important tasks. 

How to use the worksheet?

This worksheet can be used to help clients who are struggling with time management issues due to their condition. Instruct them to use the worksheet at the start of the day to list down their tasks according to the given priority levels and cross out the taste as soon as they get done. It is important to remind them to list down only those tasks that they know are realistically achievable for the day. 

You can download this worksheet here.

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