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Avoid the Avoidance Cycle worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with the avoid the avoidance cycle worksheet, which will help you break the avoidance cycle.

What is the avoid the avoidance cycle worksheet?

Avoidance is a common phenomenon that we often do, to get rid of the painful, emotional, or stressful situation. Whenever we face a problem we don't think about the solution but we think of ways to avoid it, which not only hinders our daily progress but also pushes us into an unbreakable avoidance cycle. Avoidance is a vicious cycle, you keep reinforcing it until or unless you don’t face the situation.

How will avoid the avoidance cycle worksheet help?

This worksheet will help you to break the cycle of avoidance, this will help you to focus on solutions to the problem rather than avoiding it. Avoidance is not a permanent solution rather it is a temporary solution for some time. To deal with the situation effectively you need to face it. The worksheet will give you the courage and the confidence to deal with the negative cycle of avoidance.

Instructions on how to use avoid the avoidance cycle worksheet.

Take this worksheet when you face a problem, see that you have many ways to solve the problem rather than just avoiding it, following the worksheet. It will help you to break the cycle of avoidance.

Other  worksheets you may be interested in

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Avoidant Personality Disorder Worksheet

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On this page, we provided you with avoid the avoidance cycle worksheet, which hopefully helped you break the avoidance cycle.

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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.