On this page, we will provide you with a CBT Alternative Thoughts Worksheet. It will help you to create healthy alternative thoughts.

What is the CBT Alternative Thoughts Worksheet?

In Cognitive behavioral therapy, Thought challenging is a  technique that is used to challenge irrational and limiting thoughts to give you a better and more objective perspective. Thoughts that are negative, irrational, and mere assumptions are like a mental filter that doesn’t let us see and interpret a situation clearly, then it is very important either to get rid of them or to channel them into rational and alternative thoughts.

How will CBT Alternative Thoughts Worksheet help?

After using this worksheet, you will be able to identify and recognize the negative thoughts and create healthy and positive alternative thoughts against every negative thought. Challenging your negative thoughts will help you deal with the stressful situation in a better way. 

Instructions for the CBT Alternative Thoughts Worksheet.

This worksheet is particularly useful for battling negative thoughts and making sense of when and why they come up.  Use this worksheet to understand how to challenge automatic thoughts and create healthy, positive alternative thoughts.

Other  worksheets you may be interested in

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We provided you with a CBT Alternative Thoughts Worksheet on this page, which hopefully helped you to create healthy alternative thoughts.

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

Mental help 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.