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On this page, we will provide you with a CBT avoidance worksheet, which will help you to decrease your avoiding behaviour of specific situations, people and places.

What is the CBT avoidance worksheet about?

People usually try to avoid places, people and situations that trigger anxiety in them or that gives them a sense of distress. We avoid feeling safe. This helps us to be comfortable in short term but it affects our long term personality we can never get the courage to face these distressing situations even if we possess those required skills, 

How will CBT avoidance  worksheet help?

This worksheet will help you to face those situations, places, and people that you have been avoiding because you think that is distressing for you. Avoidance is due to some thoughts, what thoughts cross your mind that makes you feel that avoiding g is important and to be worked on through CBT, this worksheet will let you explore ways that you can use to face those situations. 

Instructions on how to use CBT avoidance worksheet

Fill this worksheet by recalling the past avoidance behaviours you have been doing.

You can download this worksheet here.

Other  worksheets you may be interested in

Below are links to a few more worksheets which are closely related to the worksheet above.

CBT Safety Behaviors Worksheet

CBT Worksheet for Social Anxiety



On this page, we provided you with a CBT avoidance worksheet ,which hopefully helped you to decrease your avoiding behaviour of specific situations, people and places.

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.