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Cognitive Distortions: Mind Reading Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with a Cognitive Distortions: Mind Reading Worksheet. It will help you to recognize your false and baseless accusations.

What Cognitive Distortions: Mind Reading Worksheet?

Mind Reading is one of the cognitive distortions in which you judge people’s minds before even getting to know them properly. When you assume and believe what people are without any evidence, you engage in mind reading. This is usually negative thinking that is baseless, not close to reality, and self-limiting. 

How will the Cognitive Distortions: Mind Reading Worksheet help?

This worksheet will help you to stay in reality and fight these baseless and false assumptions. These imaginative unfounded accusations disrupt your thinking pattern and peace of mind. By getting to know them, you will mend your ways of thinking and thinking patterns.

Instructions on how to use the Cognitive Distortions: Mind Reading Worksheet

Use this worksheet to understand the mechanism behind mind reading and target such baseless assumptions by providing evidence.

You can download this worksheet here.

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On this page, we provided you with a Cognitive Distortions: Mind Reading Worksheet, which hopefully helped you to recognize your false and baseless accusations.

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


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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.