Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Worksheets and Exercises
The following Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – CBT worksheets and exercises can be downloaded free of charge for use by individuals undertaking NHS therapy or by NHS practitioners providing CBT in primary or secondary care settings. These worksheets form part of the Think CBT Workbook, which can also be downloaded as a static PDF at the bottom of this page. Please share or link back to our page to help promote access to our free CBT resources.
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Exercise 1 - Problem Statements
Exercise 2 - Goals for Therapy
Exercise 3 - Personal Strengths / Resources
Exercise 4 - Costs / Benefits of Change
Exercise 5 - Personal Values
Exercise 6 - The CBT Junction Model
Exercise 7 - The Cross-sectional CBT Model
Exercise 8 - The Longitudinal Assessment
Exercise 9 - Layers of Cognition
Exercise 10 - Cognitive Distortions
Exercise 11 - Theory A-B Exercise
Exercise 12 - The CBT Thought Record
Exercise 13 - Cognitive Disputation "Putting your Thoughts on Trial"
Exercise 14 - The CBT Continuum
Exercise 15 - The Self-perception Continuum
Exercise 16 - The CBT Responsibility Pie Chart
Exercise 17 - Noticing the Thought
Exercise 18 - Four Layers of Abstraction
Exercise 19 - Semantic Satiation
Exercise 20 - The Characterisation Game
Exercise 21 - Speed Up / Slow Down
Exercise 22 - Word Translation
Exercise 23 - The Time-Traveller's Log
Exercise 24 - Leaves on a Stream
Exercise 25 - The Traffic
Exercise 26 - Clouds in the Sky
Exercise 27 - Taming the APE - An Anchoring Exercise
Exercise 28 - The ABC Form in Functional Analysis
Exercise 29 - PACE Activity Exercise
Exercise 30 - Graded Hierachy of Anxiety Provoking Situations
Exercise 31 - The Behavioural Experiment
Exercise 32 - ACT Exposures Exercise
Exercise 33 - Worry - Thinking Time
Exercise 34 - Submissive, Assertive & Aggressive Communication
Exercise 35 - Sleep Hygiene Factors
Exercises 36 - 38
(Abdominal Breathing, Aware Breathing & The Five-Minute Daily Recharge Practice)
Exercise 39 - Wheel of Emotions
Exercise 40 - Linking Feelings and Appraisals
Exercise 41 - Personal Resilience Plan
Exercise 42 - CBT Learning Log
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