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ACT Cognitive defusion Worksheet 

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with  ACT Cognitive defusion Worksheet answers, which will help you to learn to defuse your thoughts. 

 What is ACT Cognitive Defusion Worksheet about?

This worksheet is about ACT cognitive defusion techniques which is a technique used in acceptance and committed therapy that creates psychological flexibility in your thoughts. We often get negative thoughts and instead of fighting or repressing them we can simply detach from them and let it come and go through cognitive defusion. Cognitive defusion means separating all the thoughts, beliefs, memories and assumptions from your mind. 

 How will ACT Cognitive Defusion Worksheet help?

This worksheet will help you to  notice your thoughts and hold onto them. It can be used to let thoughts come and go rather than avoiding the thoughts. It has 5 steps which help you to identify the unhelpful  thought and helps you to diffuse that unhelpful thought. identify the unhelpful thoughts by dividing them into 5 different steps. It will help you to see how you can use different steps by reading the examples.

 Instructions on how to use ACT Cognitive Defusion Worksheet

 Read the steps of problem solving with examples and think of any unhelpful thought and fill it accordingly.

You can download this worksheet here.

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On this page, we provided you with ACT Cognitive Defusion worksheet answers,which hopefully helped to learn to defuse your thoughts. 

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Amanda Knowles

Amanda Knowled is an Applied Psychologist, with a deep interest in psychopathology and neuropsychology and how psychology impacts and permeates every aspect of our environment. She has worked in Clinical settings (as Special Ed. Counselor, CBT Therapist) and has contributed at local Universities as a Faculty member from time to time. She has a graduate degree in English Literature and feels very connected to how literature and psychology interact. She feels accountable and passionate about making a "QUALITY" contribution to the overall global reform and well-being. She actively seeks out opportunities where she can spread awareness and make a positive difference across the globe for the welfare of our global society.