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Decatastrophizing Worksheet

Sara Quitlag

On this page, we will provide you with. Decatastrophizing Worksheet. It will help you challenge some common negative automatic thoughts present in your mind and restructure them.

What is a Decatastrophizing Worksheet?

Catastrophizing is a type of cognitive error in which a person thinks irrational and the worst outcome of the situation. Negative automatic thoughts present in a person's mind can automatically interpret situations and react to feelings.e.g if a person receives some suggestions from the board panel will think that he is going to be fired soon. He cannot see situations in an acceptable and positive manner.

How a Decatastrophizing Worksheet will help?

Most of the time are unaware of your negative automatic thoughts. We carry them in mind for years and years.Our nats hinder our performance in daily life activities which further reinforce our negative thoughts. It will help you to recognize your negative automatic thoughts and restructure them into healthy thoughts.

Instructions for Decatastrophizing Worksheet.

This worksheet is made to help you in challenging your negative automatic thoughts. Use the given procedure to challenge your thoughts.

You can download this worksheet here.


On this page, we provided you with a Decatastrophizing Worksheet. It hopefully helped you challenge some common negative automatic thoughts present in your mind.

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

Mental help 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.