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Cognitive Distortions: Emotional Reasoning Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with a Cognitive Distortions: Emotional Reasoning Worksheet. It will help you recognize your irrational thoughts that might be causing issues in your day-to-day affairs.

What Cognitive Distortions: Emotional Reasoning Worksheet?

Cognitive Distortions are thinking errors, they are irrational, negative, and mostly inaccurate thoughts. They develop over time in response to negative events. These inaccurate thoughts are usually used to reinforce negative thinking or emotions. This worksheet is particularly focused on emotional reasoning, which is one of the cognitive distortions that we make while making judgments and decisions about a particular situation. Emotional reasoning is the error of judging a situation based on your emotions, rather than seeing the evidence you just reach a conclusion based on your emotions and reaction, e.g just because you felt it negatively, it happened exactly like that. 

How will the Cognitive Distortions: Emotional Reasoning 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 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 on how to use Cognitive Distortions: Emotional Reasoning Worksheet

Next time 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: Emotional Reasoning Worksheet which hopefully helped you recognize your irrational thought that might be causing issues in your day-to-day affairs.

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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.