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CBT ABCDE WORKSHEET
On this page, we will provide you with a CBT ABCDE Worksheet. It will help you in replacing your irrational beliefs with rational beliefs.
What is the CBT ABCDE Worksheet?
Rational Emotional Behavioural Therapy is a type of Cognitive behavioral therapy, but it deals explicitly with emotional regulation. It focuses on challenging your irrational beliefs. We are what we believe; our perceptions and dealings are mostly based on our beliefs. The meaning we give to every situation dramatically depends upon our thoughts, positive or negative.
How will CBT ABCDE Worksheet help?
This is the model used to replace negative, irrational beliefs with rational beliefs. A refers to the activating event, the situation, or the triggering factor; B stands for the belief. C stands for Consequences, which may be behavioral or emotional. D stands for alternating ideas instead of negative beliefs, and E stands for the reasonable newly formed assumptions.
Instructions on how to use the CBT ABCDE Worksheet.
Fill the sheet given below as per your experience. Make this exercise your part of the routine; whenever you face stress, use this worksheet to overcome your negative beliefs. Fill the ABCDE, and use the alternative new thought whenever the distressing situation arises.
You can download this worksheet here.
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Mental help Resources
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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.
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If you live in the USA then you could contact Mental Health America who may be able to assist you further.