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On this page, we will provide you with a CBT Automatic Thought worksheet. It will help you ou understand your Automatic thoughts and how they have an impact on you.

What is a CBT Automatic Thoughts worksheet?

Cognitive-behavioral therapy works on your irrational negative automatic thoughts. Automatic thoughts are involuntary thoughts that arise in our minds. They are ideas, images, and other thoughts that emerge whenever there is a triggering factor. These thoughts do not stay in our minds until or unless we attend them. The moment we give attention to these thoughts, they start to stay. By actively taking automatic thoughts into consideration, we eventually take control of our mind - what goes in and how it affects us.

How CBT Automatic Thoughts Worksheet helps

The worksheet will help you to take control of your automatic thoughts is an attribute of a healthy and strong mind. When people learn to evaluate their thinking more realistically and adaptively, they experience improvement in their emotional state and behavior.

Instructions to use CBT Automatic Thoughts worksheet

The objective of this worksheet is to make you understand what automatic thoughts are, and how they affect our behavior and emotions.

You can download this worksheet here.

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On this page, we provided you with a CBT Automatic Thought worksheet which hopefully helped you understand your Automatic thoughts and how they have an impact on you.

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.

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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.