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Thought Log (with example) Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with a Thought Log (with example) Worksheet It will help you in knowing more about your thoughts and creating alternatives for negative thoughts

What is Thought Log (with example) Worksheet?

Thought log is a very effective tool which is used in Cognitive behavioural therapy to enlist all the thoughts on a diary or a worksheet and then analyze them from different perspectives. the purpose of the thought log is to get you in the habit of paying attention to your thoughts and working to change them.

How will the Thought Log (with example) Worksheet help?

Thought records worksheet will help you to understand the relationship between emotions and thoughts. You can always find different ways to challenge your negative thoughts by replacing them with positive thoughts.

Instructions on how to use the Thought Log (with example) Worksheet

For your convenience, this worksheet has some examples, just replace the example with your own situation, feelings and behaviour. Creating an alternate response opposite to your negative thought is the key point of this worksheet. 

You can download this worksheet here.

Other  worksheets you may be interested in

Below are links to a few more worksheets which are closely related to the worksheet above.

Bedtime Thought Log Worksheet

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Thought Log (blank) Worksheet


On this page, we provided you with a  Thought Log (with example) Worksheet which hopefully helped you in knowing more about your thoughts and creating alternatives for negative thoughts

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


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.
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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.