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Avoidance Hierarchy Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with an Avoidance Hierarchy Worksheet. It will help you deal with your fears and live a healthy life. 

What is the Avoidance Hierarchy Worksheet?

Avoidance hierarchy is one of the techniques of cognitive-behavioral therapy, which is used to treat anxiety phobias and obsessive disorders. In this technique, you will be gradually introduced to feared stimuli that you usually tend to avoid. By creating a list of anxiety-producing situations, the triggers that cause you stress and provoke anxiety will be presented to you one by one in steps.  This will help you to face your fears and deal with them.

How will the Avoidance Hierarchy Worksheet help

Avoidance is merely a strategy that works for only some time, it is very important to face your fears to get rid of them. To live a healthy life it is very important to be brave and strong enough to fight through your fears. The worksheet will help you to face your fearful situations, thoughts, and deal with them effectively. 

Instructions to use Avoidance Hierarchy Worksheet

Follow the worksheet given below to face your fears and deal with them effectively. 

You can download this worksheet here.

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On this page, we provided you with the Avoidance Hierarchy Worksheet. It hopefully helped you deal with your fears and live a healthy life. 

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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.