Types of Boundaries Worksheet
What is the theory behind this Types of Boundaries Worksheet?
Boundaries are limits that one sets for themselves to protect their well-being, integrity and sense of self. It is a necessary precaution to always set healthy boundaries so that others know how to act around you and what to expect from you in various situations. It is a protective measure against being abused by others for their own good. There are several types of personal boundaries all of which require to be maintained at varying levels depending on the situation.
How will the worksheet help?
This worksheet will provide information to clients about the types of personal boundaries that they need to maintain at healthy levels. This will help them set appropriate rules in all their relationships that can protect their own mental and physical well being. The worksheet will also prompt clients to reflect on how much they have neglected these boundaries and what they can do to start maintaining or building them.
How to use the worksheet?
Instruct the clients to read through the description of the seven types of personal boundaries. Then have them reflect on how well they have maintained those boundaries in various aspects of their lives and what they can do presently to start maintaining or building them.
You can download this worksheet here.