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Putting Thoughts on Trial Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with a Putting  Thoughts on Trial Worksheet. It will help you to challenge your negative thoughts and make you a positive thinker.

What is Putting Thoughts on a Trial Worksheet?

Putting thoughts on a trial is a technique of Cognitive behavioural therapy which aims at evaluating negative and irrational thoughts. It is like a trial in a courtroom but in this technique instead of putting any person on trial you testify and put your thoughts on a trial.  It is a technique to test the validity of your thoughts. It is a way to evaluate the reality behind your thoughts that hinders your growth and personality. The worksheet will help you to manage and deal with all such negative thoughts that cloud your judgement and don’t let you see things clearly. 

How Putting  Thoughts on a Trial Worksheet helps?

The worksheet will help you to overcome biases and think accurately. It will also help you to be independent enough to deal with your irrational and negative thoughts, so that you can think without making any judgements. 

Instructions on how to use the Putting  Thoughts on Trial Worksheet

The aim of these techniques is not to ‘think happy thoughts’ or to replace negative thoughts with positive ones but to check the validity of the thought patterns. 

You can download this worksheet here.


On this page, we provided you with a Putting Thoughts on Trial Worksheet which hopefully helped you to challenge your negative thoughts and make you a positive thinker.

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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.