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Behavioural Experiment Worksheet

Amanda Knowles
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On this page, we will provide you with a Behavioural Experiment Worksheet. It will help you to replace your irrational thoughts with rational and positive thoughts.

What is Behavioural Experiment Worksheet?

Behavioural experiments are an important tool which is used in behavioural therapy to test the accuracy of thoughts. It is an information-gathering exercise, the purpose of which is to test the accuracy of an individual's beliefs (about themselves, others, and the world) or to test new, more adaptive beliefs.

How Behavioural Experiment Worksheet helps?

The behavioural experiments ae useful to change the irrational negative thoughts into positive ones, but they are done by providing evidence. Behavioural experiments are carried out in reality to see the truth of the existing thought. What you think and believe isn't always true. But holding onto some of those beliefs might cause you to suffer. That is why to test the validity of the thoughts behavioural experiments are carried out.

Instructions on how to use the Behavioural Experiment Worksheet

It is not right to think that you can never be wrong, testing your thoughts will help you to give a new direction to your life. Follow the steps mentioned in the worksheet to carry out 

You can download this worksheet here.

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Conclusion

On this page, we provided you with a Behavioural Experiment Worksheet, which hopefully helped you to replace your irrational thoughts with rational and positive thoughts.

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

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.

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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.