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CBT Core Beliefs Automatic Thoughts

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with CBT core beliefs automatic thoughts, which will help you to identify layers of cognitions. 

What are CBT core beliefs automatic thoughts about?

This worksheet is about cognitive behavioral therapy, which identifies three layers of cognitions: first is the core beliefs that are how we see ourselves, the world, and others around us, they help us to make sense of our surroundings.  They are based on our past as well as childhood memories and experiences, The second layer is the assumptions on which we interpret the world around us and the last layer are the automatic thoughts.

How will CBT core beliefs automatic thoughts worksheet help?

This worksheet will help you to learn about core beliefs and automatic thoughts, it will help you to see how core beliefs affect your assumptions and automatic thoughts that are triggers in every situation and then you behave according to it. It will help you to analyze these layers of cognitions. 

Instructions on how to use CBT core beliefs automatic thoughts worksheet.

First, read the example given then fill on your own. 

You can download this worksheet here.

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On this page, we provided you with a CBT core belief automatic thoughts worksheet, which hopefully helped you to identify layers of cognitions. 

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

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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.