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Grounding Techniques for Anxiety Worksheet

Sara Quitlag

On this page, we will provide you with a Grounding Techniques for anxiety Worksheet.  It will help you to deal with your anxiety by grounding techniques.

What is the Grounding Techniques for Anxiety Worksheet?

Grounding is a set of simple strategies that can help you detach from the emotional pain (e.g., anxiety, anger, sadness, self-harm). It is a way to distract yourself by focusing on something other than the difficult emotions you are experiencing. You may also think of grounding as centering, distracting, creating a safe place, or healthy detachment.

How will the Grounding Techniques for anxiety Worksheet help?

There are three types of grounding. 

You may find that one of these types works better for you or that each is helpful. 

1. Mental (focusing your mind) 

2. Physical (focusing your senses) 

3. Soothing (talking to yourself in a very kind way)

This worksheet will help you to stay in your present and shift your focus from unnecessary things.

Instructions on how to use the Grounding Techniques for anxiety Worksheet.

It is another Mindfulness technique in which you are taught to keep grounded by using your five senses and different techniques.


On this page, we provided you with a Grounding Techniques for anxiety Worksheet, which hopefully helped you deal with your anxiety by grounding techniques.

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

You can download this worksheet here.

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.