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Identifying Problems Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

On this page, we will provide you with an Identifying Problems Worksheet It will help you to be more objective and clearheaded while solving your problems.

What is the Identifying Problems Worksheet?

Identifying problems is the first step of the problem-solving technique. Whenever we counter any problem in life and seem stuck, we try to find the root cause. Problem-solving gives us a mechanism for identifying these things, figuring out why they are broken, and determining a course of action to fix them. Identifying a problem or an issue requires critical thinking and decision making skills. 

If you carefully analyze and critically evaluate the situation that is causing a problem for you. You will come to know that the problem is just the face, the evident part, and the root cause is totally different. The worksheet will help you to get to the core of the problem and identify the root cause behind it. 

How will Identifying Problems Worksheet help?

After this worksheet, You will be able to identify and recognize other factors that contribute to your problems and make them worse. The worksheet will help you to view things more objectively, improve your relationships, interpersonal skills, and decision-making skills.

Instructions on how to use the Identifying Problems Worksheet

Use this worksheet to understand the things to watch out for whenever you face any problem.


On this page, we provided you with an Identifying Problems Worksheet, which hopefully helped you to be more objective and clearheaded while solving your problems.

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

You can download this worksheet here.


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.