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‘People are not their behaviors…’ a CBT worksheet

‘People are not their behaviors…’ a CBT worksheet

A quick and powerful Cognitive Behavioural Training theory and application worksheet for great well being. “People are not their behaviors, their behaviors are just something they do sometimes.” Do you often get angry at people? This lesson will help you to build awareness of how you are explaining people’s behavior to yourself, and to consider whether you … Continue reading

A CBT journaling / thought form guide template

A CBT journaling / thought form guide template

A CBT guide to track and dispute the vicious circle of bad thinking habits:   Tips: consider the overdramatic statement – and reframe it, by asking yourself the following: Am I using one of my Bad Thinking Habits? Which one? Am I using emotional reasoning (oh my feelings!) – feelings are not facts. What is … Continue reading

The ABC of CBT – the starter exercise/handout to catch your negative automatic thoughts…

The ABC of CBT – the starter exercise/handout to catch your negative automatic thoughts…

Introducing the ‘ABC’ Technique of cognitive behavioral therapy If we can’t ‘catch’ our negative automatic thoughts, then we can’t examine and challenge them. CBT gives you homework and exercises designed to guide and mentor you in the process of identifying unhealthy distorted thinking, and changing it to healthy rational thinking instead. This post is a … Continue reading

The perils of MUSTERBATION (‘demand thinking’)

The perils of MUSTERBATION (‘demand thinking’)

Do you suffer from musterbation? Is it always ‘must‘ and ‘should‘ and ‘ought‘ with you? This is a phrase coined by the renowned father of CBT, Albert Ellis. Musty thinking is a classic recipe for general anxiety and unhappiness. In psychotherapy it is also known as inflexible ‘DEMAND THINKING’, and ‘RULES FOR LIVING’. Let’s take … Continue reading

A Thought Replacement Exercise – a CBT worksheet/handout

A Thought Replacement Exercise – a CBT worksheet/handout

Changing your thinking with cognitive behavioral therapy.. A simple exercise to challenge your negative automatic thinking, and replace with healthy alternative thinking….. | Catch the negative thought: Keep a journal, taking notes of the actual thoughts you are thinking when you’re in a situation that upsets you and ends in self-limiting and self-sabotaging behaviour. Example: … Continue reading