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On this page, we will provide you with a PTSD Cognitive restructuring worksheet, which will help you to target your beliefs about the trauma.

What is PTSD Cognitive restructuring worksheet?

Post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental condition that is triggered by a traumatic event, the traumatic event might be experienced directly by the person himself, or he may have witnessed it happening, as a result of such a traumatic experience the person might have certain beliefs like fear of the event happening again. These beliefs will result in behaviors like insomnia, avoiding situations, According to Cognitive-behavioral therapists believe that if we change these beliefs that are cause unrest in your life. It will help you to identify the core of the negative beliefs you have developed and will further assist you to manage and resolve such beliefs so that you can have deal with your trauma effectively.

How will the PTSD Cognitive restructuring worksheet help?

The worksheet will help you to restructure your negative thoughts related to trauma. Post-traumatic stress disorder beliefs and behaviors will help you to recognize the dysfunctional beliefs you are holding in your mind that are unconsciously affecting your behaviors or the maladaptive behaviors.

Instructions on how to use PTSD Cognitive restructuring worksheet

Fill the first box related to the beliefs you have in your mind after the traumatic event, then fill the second box related to the behaviors after the traumatic event. 

You can download this worksheet here.

Free cognitive restructuring worksheet


CBT Restructuring Worksheet


On this page, we provided you with a PTSD Cognitive restructuring worksheet, which hopefully helped you to target your beliefs about the trauma.

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.

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Amanda Knowles

Amanda Knowled 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.