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Hindsight Bias CBT Worksheet

Sara Quitlag

On this page we will provide you with a Hindsight Bias CBT worksheet It will help you develop your foresight to view the future and outcome of your actions wisely.

What is the Hindsight Bias CBT worksheet?

Hindsight is about comprehending the whole situation in retrospect after it has happened, whereas hindsight bias refers to the state of mind of people believing even before the event has taken place, that they would have predicted the outcome of the situation with a high degree of certainty already. This worksheet will help you to reflect back on your decisions that you took in the past in the light of the knowledge you had at that time but now while you reflect back you can see the other alternatives that you could have gone for.

How will Hindsight Bias CBT worksheet help?

The Hindsight worksheet will help you to take a look back at the decisions that you took in the past and how much they could have been different. It is a form of self-appraisal and self-analysis that you are supposed to do to learn from your mistakes and errors that you have made in the past, so you don’t repeat them and can develop foresight with the help of hindsight. To predict wisely in the future you need to learn and take lessons from your past experiences, to avoid making the same mistakes you need this worksheet to help you in discovering your past mistakes.

Instructions on how to use the Hindsight Bias CBT worksheet

Use this worksheet to learn alternative ways to react and to be able to foresee the actions before they have actually happened. 

Conclusion

On this page, we provided you with a Hindsight Bias CBT worksheet which hopefully helped you develop your foresight to view the future and outcome of your actions wisely.

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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.

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.