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Cognitive Distortions: Blaming Worksheet

Amanda Knowles
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On this page, we will provide you with a Cognitive Distortions worksheet. It will help you to know the reality and see how much control you have over a situation. 

What Cognitive Distortions: Blaming Worksheet?

Blaming is a cognitive error in which you blame yourself and others for the things you and others didn’t have any control over. You unconsciously choose to blame others. You are unable to see how much power you have over a situation or not.

How will the Cognitive Distortions: Blaming Worksheet help?

By getting to know about this cognitive distortion, you will practically analyze the effect, role, and control you have over a particular situation. This worksheet will make you realize that you can’t control everything and understand that certain things are beyond your control and reach. It will teach you to be empathetic towards others by understanding how they didn’t handle certain situations.

Instructions on how to use Cognitive Distortions: Blaming Worksheet

Whenever such irrational thought appears, you identify them and then work on your irrational thoughts and replace them with positive thoughts.

You can download this worksheet here.

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On this page, we provided you with a Cognitive Distortions: Blaming Worksheet, which hopefully helped you know the reality and see how much control you have over a situation. 

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


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.