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GROUNDING TECHNIQUES FOR PTSD WORKSHEET

Amanda Knowles

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

What is the  Grounding Techniques for PTSD Worksheet?

PTSD is a mental health condition triggered by a terrifying past event, the stress in which you relive or re-experience the trauma in the form of flashbacks, nightmares, and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event. Grounding Techniques are a set of exercises to make you connected with your present moment. Grounding 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 PTSD Worksheet help?

Usually, you experience trauma in the form of flashbacks and images, which usually causes anxiety, stress, and psychological trauma. This worksheet will help you to stay in your present and shift your focus from unnecessary things to the present.

Instructions on how to use the  Grounding Techniques for PTSD Worksheet

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

You can download this worksheet here.

Conclusion

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

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.

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.