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Habituation diagram Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

On this page, we will provide you with a Habituation Worksheet. This worksheet will help you to overcome your fears and the negativity associated with it.

What is a Habituation diagram Worksheet?

Habituation is the decline in the reaction after a stimulus has been shown repeatedly. For example, listening to a song might draw your attention while you are doing your homework. But after a significant time, that same song will not distract you. This is called habituation.

One explanation serves, that once you are accustomed to a stimulus, overtime your reaction towards it will change and ultimately diminish. Similarly, using a habituation worksheet we can help you in overcoming your fears and phobias through systematic steps.

 How can a Habituation diagram Worksheet help?

This worksheet follows the principles of systematic desensitization. Where a negative stimulus is introduced to the client in a hierarchy. Meanwhile, the client is guided with relaxation exercises. This process is continued until the stimulus is no longer perceived as negative.

 Instructions on how to use the Habituation diagram Worksheet 

Systematic desensitization includes three main stages. Which are as follows;

a)   You learn to how to practice muscle relaxation,

b)   Next, you list down your fears and rate their intensity,

c)   Finally, you face your fears.

You can download this worksheet here.

Conclusion

We have provided you with a Habituation Worksheet, which hopefully helped you to overcome your fears and the negativity associated with it.

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.