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Cognitive Distortions Worksheet

Sara Quitlag

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

What cognitive Distortions 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.

How will the Cognitive Distortions 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 the cognitive Distortions 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.

Conclusion

On this page, we provided you with a Cognitive Distortions worksheet which hopefully helped you to recognize your irrational thought that might be causing issues in your day to day affairs.

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.

Sara Quitlag

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.