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Critical Voice Thought Record Worksheet

Amanda Knowles
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On this page we will provide you with a Critical Voice Thought Record Worksheet, It will help you challenge your critical voice and create healthy thoughts.

What is the Critical Voice Thought Record Worksheet?

The critical inner voice is made up of a series of negative thoughts and attitudes toward self and others, which is at the core of a person's maladaptive behavior. Critical Voices are based on implicit memories of trauma experienced in childhood or due to the other negative childhood experiences, they are developed over time, hence require a lot of time to be changed. 

How Critical Voice Thought Record Worksheet will help?

After using this worksheet, you will be able to identify and recognize the negative thoughts and create healthy and positive alternative thoughts against every negative thought. Challenging your negative thoughts will help you deal with the stressful situation in a better way. You will be able to develop healthy coping strategies later to deal with these thoughts, but identification and recognition of these irrational, automatic, and negative thoughts. 

Instructions on how to use the Critical Voice Thought Record Worksheet

Use this worksheet to understand how to challenge the automatic thoughts and create healthy, positive alternative thoughts.

You can download this worksheet here.

Other worksheets you maybe interested in 

Below are links to a few more worksheets which are closely related to the worksheet above.

Positive self-talk worksheets: Positive self-talk/Coping Thoughts Worksheet

Positive Self Talk Coping Thoughts Worksheet

Self Compassion Thought Record Sheet Worksheet


On this page, we provided you with a Critical Voice Thought Record Worksheet, which hopefully helped you challenge your critical voice and create healthy thoughts.

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


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.