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Challenging Anxious Thoughts Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

On this page, we will provide you with a Challenging Anxious Thoughts Worksheet. It will help you challenge and deal with your negative thoughts.

What are Challenging, Anxious Thoughts Worksheet?

The concept of Negative Thoughts was proposed by Beck, as per the cognitive model that negative thoughts influence our mood and behavior. Thoughts that are negative lead to forming our negative schemas, and we end up evaluating the same situation negatively. The purpose of this exercise is to help you differentiate between your thoughts and replace the negative, dysfunctional automatic thoughts with useful and positive reviews.

How will Challenging Anxious Thoughts Worksheet help

By getting familiar with what incites specific automatic thoughts, they become simpler to address and converse. After using this worksheet, you will be able to differentiate between negative and positive automatic thoughts. Challenging your negative thoughts will help you deal with the stressful situation in a better way.

Instructions for the Challenging Anxious Thoughts Worksheet 

This worksheet is particularly useful for battling with negative thoughts and need to make sense of when and why they come up. 

You can download this worksheet here.

Conclusion

On this page, we provided you with a Challenging Anxious Thoughts Worksheet, which hopefully helped you deal with your difficult times.

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

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.

Amanda Knowles

Sara Quitlag 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.