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Countering Anxiety (Thought Log) Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with a Countering Anxiety (Thought Log) Worksheet It will help you to counter your negative thoughts and replace them with rational thoughts.

What is Countering Anxiety (Thought Log) Worksheet?

Anxiety is an involuntary response to stressful situations. It is a part of our life as long as we deal with it effectively and it doesn’t affect our daily functioning. But the moment it starts effecting our mind, it causes us distress and it becomes a concern for us, Countering Anxiety is about challenging the negative thoughts into rational thoughts.

How Countering Anxiety (Thought Log) Worksheet helps?

Countering Anxiety is very important to live a healthy and stress-free life, so you are unable to deal with daily life stressors effectively. Countering Anxiety will help you with stress management. Basically, to counter the anxiety you are supposed to find at least one positive alternative thought so that you are not surrounded by negativity.

Instructions on how to use the Countering Anxiety (Thought Log) Worksheet?

Use this worksheet to practice generating alternative ways to look at a single event. Create at least one positive alternative thought to counter the negative thought.

You can download this worksheet here.

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On this page, we provided you with a Countering Anxiety (Thought Log) Worksheet, which hopefully helped you to counter your negative thoughts and replace them with rational thoughts.

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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.