On this page, we will provide you with an ABC worksheet for PTSD, which will help you to analyze your PTSD symptoms. 

What is the ABC worksheet for PTSD about?

Post-traumatic stress disorder is a serious mental illness where one after being exposed to a trauma directly or indirectly feels flashbacks, intrusive thoughts, nightmares, distress. These symptoms need to be addressed by first understanding the trauma through the ABC model.

How will the ABC worksheet for PTSD help?

This worksheet will help you to understand the trauma since PTSD is only treated by first understanding and analyzing how the trauma has occurred and then dealing with the triggers. This worksheet will highlight the event, the trauma that has occurred, your behaviors after and during the event then the consequences you have faced after the behaviors. The worksheet will target the beliefs that you have developed over time.

Instructions on how to use ABC worksheet for PTSD

Fill the three columns, the antecedent is your trigger or the situation that triggers you, behavior is the actions and consequences is the result of your behavior. Fill the worksheet below to unwind your PTSD.

You can download this worksheet here.

Other worksheets you maybe interested in 

Below are links to a few more worksheets which are closely related to the worksheet above.

PTSD Flashbacks Worksheet


PTSD Criteria Worksheet


On this page, we provided you with an ABC worksheet for PTSD, which hopefully helped you to analyze your PTSD symptoms. 

If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.

Mental help Resources

The worksheets on this site should not be used in place of professional advice from a mental health professional. 

You should always seek help from a mental health professional or medical professional. We are not providing any advice or recommendations here.

There are various resources where you can seek help.

You could use Online-Therapy if you feel you need counselling.

If you live in the UK then this list of resources from the NHS may help you find help.

If you live in the USA then you could contact Mental Health America who may be able to assist you further.