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On this page, we will provide you with CBT hot thoughts worksheets, which will help you to record hot thoughts and identify the consequences. 

What is a CBT hot thoughts worksheet about?

Hot thoughts are irrational, negative thoughts, these usually arise from the negative beliefs thoughts that arise from certain situations, those thoughts influence a person's behavior. This worksheet can help you to record your thoughts that emerge as a result of any situation, those thoughts can influence your behavior. The consequences of the thoughts whether emotional or behavioral are all a result of those thoughts.

How will CBT hot thoughts worksheet help?

The worksheet will help you to know the link between your emotions, behaviors, and hot thoughts and how these hot thoughts affect your behavior. It will teach you to challenge and create healthy alternative thoughts.

Instructions on how to use CBT hot thoughts worksheet

Fill in the log below to keep a track of your thoughts and learn to challenge them.

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.


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Getting Good at Turning Down the Mad – Tracking Breaks and Hot and Cool Thoughts Each Day Worksheet


On this page, we provided you with a CBT hot thoughts worksheet, which hopefully helped you to record hot thoughts and identify the consequences. 

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.