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CPT Handout – Hard Questions Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with a CPT Handout - Hard Questions Worksheet. It will help you challenge and deal with your negative thoughts.

What is the CPT Handout - Hard Questions Worksheet?

Cognitive processing therapy is a part of cognitive-behavioral therapy in which negative, irrational thoughts are targeted, challenged and alternative thoughts are generated. The worksheet includes a number of questions that will help you to deal with and challenge your negative thoughts.

How will CPT Handout - Hard Questions Worksheet help

The CPT handout worksheet will help you to know how to challenge the thoughts, it will tell you the proper procedure and a list of questions to be asked every time you are supposed to challenge the negative automatic thoughts. Challenging your negative thoughts will help you deal with the stressful situation in a better way and create positive alternate thoughts.

Instructions for the CPT Handout - Hard Questions Worksheet

This worksheet is particularly useful for battling negative thoughts and making sense of when and why they come up. 

You can download this worksheet here.

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We provided you with a CPT Handout - Hard Questions Worksheet on this page, which hopefully helped you challenge and deal with your negative 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.

If you live in the USA then you could contact Mental Health America who may be able to assist you further.

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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.