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Anxiety iceberg worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with an Anxiety iceberg worksheet, which will help you to express your hidden feelings. 

What is an Anxiety iceberg worksheet about?

This anxiety iceberg is a metaphor that is used to understand anxiety at a deeper level, just like an iceberg has different layers to it and is so deep, anxiety is merely a manifestation of pent-up emotion that is repressed under the iceberg. Anxiety is a state where a person feels a rush of emotions that they can not handle and may express certain behavior/behaviors to decrease that anxiety. Anxiety iceberg is about how a person feels under the anxious state, how many emotions are hidden underneath a behavior. 

How will an Anxiety iceberg worksheet help?

This worksheet will help you to identify what you really feel, to think about how many other emotions you feel only under one feeling that is anxiety. It will help you to analyze your emotions. Anxiety can show up in many faces, like anger, fear, worry, sleep issues, or avoidance. Through this worksheet, you will identify your anxiety expressing styles and underlying hidden emotions.

Instructions on how to use an Anxiety iceberg worksheet.

Think about a situation where you have felt anxious and then write down what you do, then write down what you were actually feeling at that time.

You can download this worksheet here.

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On this page, we provided you with an anxiety iceberg worksheet,which hopefully helped you to express your hidden feelings. 

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

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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.