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CBT Reality Testing Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with a CBT Reality Testing Worksheet, which will help you test your negative thoughts' reality.

What is the CBT Reality Testing Worksheet about?

Reality testing is a technique used in cognitive behavioral therapy to testify the validity of your irrational and negative thoughts. People who go through anxiety issues or face different psychological problems tend to develop this negative thought or irrational fear or worry of things. CBT uses this technique to provide you with evidence for and against all such thoughts that are worrisome for you to clear your judgment and find the reality behind your irrational thoughts. 

How will CBT Reality Testing Worksheet help?

This worksheet will help you have a reality check to test the validity of your irrational thoughts. The main aim of therapy is to bring a person back to reality.

Instructions on how to use CBT Reality Testing Worksheet

Use this technique to testify the validity of your thoughts.

You can download this worksheet here.

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On this page, we provided you with a CBT Reality Testing Worksheet, which hopefully helped you test reality and natural settings.

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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.