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Unhealthy thinking patterns worksheet

Amanda Knowles
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On this page, we will provide you with an Unhealthy thinking patterns worksheet. It will help you challenge and deal with your unhealthy thinking pattern.

What are the Unhealthy thinking patterns worksheet?

As per the cognitive model that unhealthy or negative thoughts influence our mood and behavior. Unhealthy negative thoughts eventually lead to forming our negative schemas, and we evaluate the same situation negatively. The purpose of this exercise is to help you differentiate between your thoughts and replace the unhealthy, dysfunctional automatic thoughts with useful and positive reviews.

How will the Unhealthy thinking patterns worksheet help

By getting familiar with what incites specific automatic thoughts, they become simpler to address and converse. After using this worksheet, you will be able to differentiate between unhealthy and positive automatic thoughts. Challenging your unhealthy/negative thoughts will help you deal with the stressful situation in a better way.

Instructions for the Unhealthy thinking patterns worksheet 

This worksheet is particularly useful for battling unhealthy/ negative thoughts and making sense of when and why they come up. 

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We provided you with an Unhealthy thinking pattern worksheet on this page, which hopefully helped you challenge and deal with your unhealthy thinking pattern.

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

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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.