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Depression Goal Setting Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with a Depression Goal Setting Worksheet. It will help you to set goals to combat depression.

What is Depression Goal Setting Worksheet?

Depression is a mood disorder that involves lack of interest, sleep,  hopelessness, and constant irritability. Depression is not just a phase of sadness it is much more than that, it becomes a matter of concern when it starts affecting your daily functioning and your well-being. Clinically you can’t give a diagnosis of depression until the above-mentioned symptoms persist for 2 weeks. The symptoms and the severity vary individually.

How will Depression Goal Setting Worksheet Will help?

Depression affects different people in different ways. Depression is not a sign of weaknesses, knowing about it in detail and understanding the mechanism will help you to deal with it effectively. In order to live a healthy and functioning life, you are supposed to set the goals to follow a treatment or around to get rid of depression. Goals can be of three types, short-term, long-term, and immediate goals. 

Instructions on how to use Depression Goal Setting Worksheet

This worksheet will help you in getting to know different ways of setting goals to combat depression and deal with it effectively. You can customize the goals according to your needs, e.g short term or long-term. Before setting the goals, make sure that your goals have the following characteristics: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-bound.


On this page, we provided you with a Depression Goal Setting Worksheet, which hopefully helped you to set goals to combat depression.

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

You can download this worksheet here.

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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.

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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.