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Emotion Regulation Skills: Opposite Action Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

On this page, we will provide you with Emotion Regulation Skills: Opposite Action Worksheet. It will help you to regulate your emotions by acting opposite to what you are feeling.

What is Emotion Regulation Skills: Opposite Action Worksheet?

Emotion regulation is a critical term in DBT; the technique teaches us to understand how emotions function, which emotion to address, and which needs to be ignored or deal it oppositely.  This way, you won’t be vulnerable and fall victim to your feelings.

How Emotion Regulation Skills: Opposite Action Worksheet helps?

This worksheet will help you deal positively with your emotions and direct the emotions’ negativity into constructive and productive emotions. The following mentioned skills will help reduce vulnerability, increase resiliency against unwanted emotions, and improve overall mental health.

Instructions on how to use the Emotion Regulation Skills: Opposite Action Worksheet

Use the worksheet to deal with and regulate your emotions effectively.

You can download this worksheet here.

Conclusion

On this page, we provided you with an Emotion Regulation Skills: Opposite Action Worksheet, which hopefully helped you to regulate your emotions by acting opposite to what you are feeling.

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

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.

Amanda Knowles

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.