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Negative Thinking Traps Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

On this page, we will provide you with a  Negative Thinking Traps Worksheet. It will help you recognize your irrational thoughts that might cause issues in your day to day affairs.

What Negative Thinking Traps Worksheet?

Thinking traps are irrational, negative, and mostly inaccurate thoughts.  They are also called cognitive distortions and thinking errors. They develop over time in response to adverse events. These wrong thoughts are usually used to reinforce negative thinking or emotions.

How will the Negative Thinking Traps Worksheet help?

The only way to fight these thinking errors is to know about them and understand how they work. Identifying these Cognitive distortions will help you deal with your anxiety and make you a functional, productive individual who can fight through his/her issues. By knowing about them, you will be able to make decisions correctly in the future.

Instructions on how to use Negative Thinking Traps Worksheet

Whenever such irrational thought appears, you identify them and then work on your irrational thoughts and replace them with positive thoughts.

You can download this worksheet here.

Conclusion

On this page, we provided you with a  Negative Thinking Traps Worksheet, which hopefully helped you to recognize your irrational thought that might be causing issues in your day to day affairs.

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.