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CBT Unhelpful Thinking Styles Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with a CBT Unhelpful Thinking Styles Worksheet. It will help you to recognize and deal with your unhelpful thinking style.

What is the CBT Unhelpful Thinking Styles Worksheet?

Cognitive-behavioral therapy is the therapy in which negative and limiting thoughts are challenged to give you a better and more objective perspective. CBT Unhelpful thinking styles are negative, irrational, and mere assumptions are like a mental filter that doesn’t let us see and interpret a situation clearly, hence it is very important to know them and understand them first of all. In CBT only facts are catered opinions and assumptions are brushed aside.

How will CBT Unhelpful Thinking Styles Worksheet help?

After using this worksheet, you will be able to identify your unhelpful thoughts. The only way to fight these unhelpful thinking styles is to know about them and understand how they work. Identifying these thoughts will help you in dealing with your anxiety as well as make you a functional productive individual who can fight through his/her own issues. By knowing about them you will be able to make decisions correctly in the future.

Instructions for the use of CBT Unhelpful Thinking Styles Worksheet

This worksheet is particularly useful for battling negative thoughts and making sense of when and why they come up.  Use this worksheet to understand how to challenge automatic thoughts and create healthy, positive alternative thoughts.


On this page, we provided you with a CBT Unhelpful Thinking Styles Worksheet which hopefully helped you to recognize and deal with your unhelpful thinking style.

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

You can download this worksheet here.

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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.

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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.