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CBT Thought Log

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with a CBT Thought Log.   It will help you recognize and deal with your negative and irrational thoughts.

What is the CBT Thought Log?

Cognitive behavioural therapy aims at changing your irrational and negative thoughts. Thought Log is a technique of CBT which helps you keep a log of your thoughts so that you can see and take a look at them. It is a very effective tool to enlist all the thoughts on a worksheet and then analyse them from different perspectives so that you can try limiting such negtaive thoughts by challenging them to give you a better and more objective perspective.  

How will CBT Thought Log help?

After using this worksheet, you will be able to challenge your unhelpful irrational thoughts in the light of the evidence. The purpose of the thought record is to get you in the habit of paying attention to your thoughts.

Instructions for the use of CBT Thought Log

Use this worksheet to keep a track of your dysfunctional thoughts and ways to challenge the automatic thoughts and create healthy, positive alternative thoughts.

You can download this worksheet here.

Other  worksheets you may be interested in

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On this page, we provided you with a CBT Thought Log, which hopefully helped you recognize and deal with your negative and irrational thoughts.

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.