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Challenging Cognitive Distortions Automatic Thought Record Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with a Challenging Cognitive Distortions Automatic Thought Record Worksheet.  It will help you challenge and deal with your Cognitive distortions.

What are the Challenging Cognitive Distortions Automatic Thought Record Worksheet

Cognitive distortions are our very own negative thinking traps. They are the thinking errors in our perception, just like sunglasses don’t let the sunlight affect your eyes, the same way, these perceptual imaginative sunglasses doesn’t let us think correctly and accurately what any biases. This worksheet will use the same method to challenge cognitive distortions which were used to manage Automatic thought records.

How will Challenging Cognitive Distortions Automatic Thought Record Worksheet help

The only way to fight these cognitive distortions is to know about them and understand how they work. Identifying these Cognitive distortions will help you deal with your anxiety and make you a functional, productive individual who can fight through his/her issues. By knowing about them, you will be able to make decisions correctly in the future.

Instructions for the Challenging Cognitive Distortions Automatic Thought Record Worksheet

This worksheet is particularly useful for battling with cognitive distortions that ultimately get linked with your core beliefs.

You can download this worksheet here.

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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.