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Anger Diary Worksheet

Anger Diary Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Anger can be difficult to manage. People who suffer from anger management issues often struggle to cope with their anger in a healthy way. They may engage in unhealthy behaviors, like lashing out at others, or taking it out on themselves. It is important to have healthy anger management skills. Without proper anger management skills, […]

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ABC Model For REBT Worksheet

ABC Model For REBT Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Rational emotive behavioral therapy (REBT) is a form of therapy that can be very effective in helping clients. It offers a means to gain perspective on challenging situations. REBT suggests that the way people understand situations causes them to be reactive. The concept of REBT implies that a situation is neither positive nor negative. A […]

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Anger Management Skill Cards Worksheet

Anger Management Skill Cards Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Children often do not understand how to handle their anger in a healthy way. They may act out, shut down, or lash out at others. Anger can be a complicated emotion for children, so ensuring that they understand how to cope with the feeling is important. Children often need guidance for how to communicate their […]

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Boundaries Exploration Worksheet

Boundaries Exploration Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

A huge part of having a healthy lifestyle and promoting healthy relationships is to have proper boundaries with yourself and with other people Boundaries are very important, but can sometimes be difficult to maintain. Everyone’s boundaries are different. They mean different things to different people. Everyone has their own unique needs and expectations in their […]

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Triggers And Coping Skills Worksheet

Triggers And Coping Skills Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Everyone has stressors in their lives. When people are in therapy, different stressors can serve as triggers for different conditions. Most people in therapy will have significant triggers that can cause them to think, act and feel in ways that are not healthy for them. An important part of therapy is helping clients identify their […]

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Relaxation Techniques Worksheet

Relaxation Techniques Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

A major part of learning how to cope with stress, anxiety and other mental health disorders is to learn effective relaxation techniques. Relaxation techniques are a critical part of maintaining good mental health. They are needed for different areas of your body, and without them you cannot properly cope with stress, anger and other upsetting […]

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Exposure Hierarchy Worksheet

Exposure Hierarchy Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Phobias are a challenging struggle for clients to experience. Working with clients who are trying to overcome irrational or debilitating fears takes a great deal of time and patience. A person who is facing a phobia or fear will work hard to develop the courage to face it head on, and often need guidance and […]

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Cognitive Distortions: Predicting The Future Worksheet

Cognitive Distortions: Predicting The Future Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Everyone struggles with cognitive distortions. A cognitive distortion is an error in thinking. It is a pattern of thinking that is detrimental to the way clients think about challenges and behave in reaction. A cognitive distortion can cause different issues with stress management, communication, and relationships. It can also affect a client’s self-esteem, self-image, and […]

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Cognitive Restructuring: Decatastrophizing Worksheet

Cognitive Restructuring: Decatastrophizing Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Catastrophizing is a common issue that people face in therapy. It is a term that refers to people feeling anxious because they feel the worst will happen in a challenging situation. Catastrophizing causes people to feel a great deal of anxiety. It often causes people to act irrationally and in a way that worsens the […]

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Simple CBT Model Worksheet

Simple CBT Model Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

When used properly, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a very effective form of therapy. CBT helps people work on their problem behavior by providing a means to understand their thoughts and feelings. People often react to stressors quickly, and that can prevent them from thinking things through. CBT teaches a person how to slow down […]

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Countering Negative Thoughts Thought Log Worksheet

Countering Negative Thoughts Thought Log Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Everyone faces challenges. Life is about facing challenges to find resolution and grow from the experience. A huge factor that affects a person’s ability to handle challenges while maintaining inner peace and growth is the way in which they handle their own negative thoughts. It is important to know how to counter your own negative […]

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Introduction To Stress Management Worksheet

Introduction To Stress Management Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Stress is a natural part of life. Everyone experiences stress, and everyone is affected by stress in different ways. It is important to know how to manage stress. When you do not know how to manage your own stress, you face consequences like anxiety, depression and sleep issues. The first step to learning how to […]

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Cognitive Distortions: The “Shoulds” Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Cognitive distortions (thinking errors) are a huge contributing factor to many people’s mental health issues. Cognitive distortions are erroneous patterns in thinking that lead to negative thoughts, bad feelings and poor behavior. When someone suffers from a cognitive distortion, they are not able to perceive tough situations in a healthy way. That is why it […]

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Cognitive Distortions: Blaming Worksheet

Cognitive Distortions: Blaming Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

A huge part of using cognitive behavioral therapy with clients is teaching them about cognitive distortions and how they affect their thoughts, feelings and reactions to upsetting situations. It is not uncommon for a client to turn to cognitive distortions like blaming to avoid taking realistic responsibility for challenges in their lives. In order for […]

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Self-Care Assessment Worksheet

Self-Care Assessment Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Practicing proper self-care techniques is a very a important part of mental health. Without self-care, people cannot grow and learn how to cope with the stress of their daily lives. It is particularly important when someone is struggling with mental illness because it teaches skills to maintain good coping strategies and mental wellness. Self-care is […]

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Social Anxiety Hierarchy Worksheet

Social Anxiety Hierarchy Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Social anxiety has an effect on how people interact with others. It affects the connections people make with friends and family. Social anxiety can cause a great deal of stress for affected people, and can be really frustrating to manage everyday. Those who seek help with social anxiety aim to learn how to manage their […]

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Cognitive Distortions: Filtering Worksheet

Cognitive Distortions: Filtering Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Cognitive distortions are powerful and erroneous thought patterns that significantly affect a client’s ability to perceive and understand an upsetting situation. Filtering is also referred to as focusing on the negative, which can be detrimental to a client’s self-image and ability to think reasonably. It is important for a client to understand how the habit […]

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Reflections: Communication Skills For Confrontation Template

Reflections: Communication Skills For Confrontation Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Having healthy communication skills are important, but also challenging to develop. Some people may struggle with articulating their feelings and needs. It is common for a client to struggle with being assertive or understanding what it means to be assertive with your needs. Learning how to reflect on a situation before confronting another person can […]

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Assertive Communication Worksheet

Assertive Communication Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

A huge part of successfully developing effective communication skills is understanding what it means to be assertive. Assertive communication skills are essential for clients who are learning how to express themselves effectively. When a person is assertive, they are able to make their point and perspective clear. They are able to state their needs and […]

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Wheel Of Emotions Worksheet

Wheel Of Emotions Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Emotions can be challenging to understand. It is not uncommon for people to feel different emotions at the same time and not understand why. When people don’t understand what is fueling their emotions or how they are connected they cannot understand what is needed to appropriately manage and take control of their emotions. About This […]

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Thoughts, Feelings & Actions

Thoughts, Feelings & Actions Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Using methods from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a great way to help children understand and take accountability for their feelings and actions. CBT helps kids understand their thoughts, feelings and behaviors, which can be instrumental in building self-esteem. It also helps with modifying problematic behaviors. Helping a child understand their thoughts, feelings and actions […]

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Thinking Errors Worksheet

Thinking Errors Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

When teaching your clients cognitive behavioral therapy(CBT) skills, it is important to help them gain an understanding of common thinking errors and how they affect thoughts, feelings and behaviors. When a person has a pattern of negative thinking, it will skew the way they see and understand how they fit into a situation. This will […]

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Cognitive Distortions: Labeling Worksheet

Cognitive Distortions: Labeling Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

It is important for clients in therapy to understand how cognitive distortions affect them. Cognitive distortions can affect motivation, perspectives, expectations and self-image. They are powerful, and important to keep in mind when learning how to improve thought patterns in therapy. A cognitive distortion that can be particularly powerful is labeling. Labeling can affect a […]

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Protective Factors Worksheet

Protective Factors Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

When dealing with a client who is struggling with self-confidence and low self-esteem, it is important to ensure that they are aware of their protective factors. Knowing your own protective factors is important. Protective factors serve as a source of strength, hope and comfort when dealing with a challenge. Sometimes a client is not aware […]

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Triggers Worksheet

Triggers Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Being aware of triggers is a critical component to learning how to cope with symptoms of mental illness. A part of a client understanding why they are feeling uncomfortable is understanding what causes the discomfort. Being able to identify triggers helps the client learn how to cope with several different disorders, like anxiety, depression, anger […]

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Positive Journal Worksheet

Positive Journal Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Many people who suffer from mental illness struggle to see their daily lives from a healthy perspective. It can be a challenge for most people in therapy to remove the lens of negativity that causes them to feel anxious, depressed or angry. When the balance between positive experiences and negative experiences is weighed toward the […]

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Countering Anxiety Thought Log Worksheet

Countering Anxiety Thought Log Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

It is not uncommon for a client to feel like a victim of their own anxiety. Anxiety is a difficult feeling to live with, and it is often chronic for people who seek counseling. Anxiety brings ruminating negative thoughts that can have a major impact on a client’s ability to get through their day. When […]

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Symptoms Of Stress Worksheet

Symptoms Of Stress Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Stress is a natural part of life. It is a part of life that everyone must face and learn how to cope with. Some people are able to manage stress well, while others tend to really struggle to cope. Stress can lead to other issues, like anxiety, depression, motivation issues and relationship issues, so it […]

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Sleep Diary Worksheet

Sleep Diary Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

A client’s quality of sleep can be very telling when addressing their mental health. Poor sleep patterns or hygiene can be symptomatic of several different conditions, like anxiety, depression, insomnia or PTSD. If a client is reporting issues with sleeping or recurrence of nightmares, it is important to look closely at the patterns that may […]

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Anger Stop Sign Worksheet

Anger Stop Sign Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Anger is an emotion that can overwhelm anyone, especially a young child. When a child is not taught proper emotional regulation skills, they can have trouble with learning how to manage their behaviors in reaction to their feelings. This can result in behavioral issues and troubles with communication. Teaching proper anger management skills helps a […]

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Panic Assessment Worksheet

Panic Assessment Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Panic attacks are very difficult to go through, and it is not uncommon for a person to have a panic attack without even realizing it is a panic attack. Panic attacks cause many alarming symptoms that can be disguised as other conditions. It is important for a person to be able to determine whether or […]

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What Is Worry? Worksheet

What Is Worry? Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Children can have a particularly difficult time communicating how they feel. There could be a few different reasons for this. Whether they are afraid, frustrated, or simply do not understand how to express emotions, the ability to talk about how a child feels is important. An emotion that is especially important to be able to […]

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Recognizing Stress Worksheet

Recognizing Stress Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

The first step to managing stress is learning how to recognize stress. Most people who experience symptoms of stress do not realize that it is a physiological reaction. They also do not realize how often daily occurrences can be triggers for stress. When working with a client who is struggling with stress-related issues, it is […]

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Distress Tolerance Skills: ACCEPTS Worksheet

Distress Tolerance Skills: ACCEPTS Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Dialectical behavioral therapy is particularly useful when it comes to teaching a client how to handle distressing or upsetting situations. DBT teaches coping skills for stress tolerance, emotional regulation, and the reduction of mood swings and panic attacks. DBT provides several different tools that help a person learn how to cope with upsetting emotions like […]

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Challenging Anxious Thoughts Worksheet

Challenging Anxious Thoughts Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

When working toward learning steps to manage anxiety, it is important to learn how to challenge anxious thoughts. Anxious thoughts can stem from anywhere, and can affect a client at any time. Being sure that your client is well-equipped with coping strategies to manage anxious thoughts will have a major impact on how he or […]

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Cognitive-Behavioral Model Worksheet

Cognitive-Behavioral Model Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

The Cognitive-Behavioral model is used in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). It is a model used to explain the process of how CBT works and how it is helpful to utilize while in counseling. Often clients struggle to understand the meaning behind concepts in CBT, so it is helpful to have a visual aid that explains the […]

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Relapse Prevention Plan Worksheet

Relapse Prevention Plan Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

When in recovery, it is important to have a safety plan. Patients who are in recovery will face many challenges, and most of them will be unexpected. This is why helping our patients be prepared for triggers, cravings and obstacles is critical for recovery. About This Worksheet This is the Relapse Prevention Plan worksheet. This […]

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My Needs Pyramid Worksheet

My Needs Pyramid Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

At some point in a client’s journey, he or she will need to take a step back to evaluate how he or she is managing self-care. It is important for a client to be well-aware of what he or she needs to be able to maintain self-care, and to understand a hierarchy in which the […]

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Self-Esteem Sentence Completion Worksheet

Self-Esteem Sentence Completion Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Building self-esteem is an essential part of child development. Without developing a high self-esteem, a child has a higher risk of struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, body image and many other challenges. These challenges will affect the quality of how the child lives his or her life. In order to be able to develop […]

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My Fears Worksheet

My Fears Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

It is not uncommon for a child to struggle with verbalizing his or her fears. It can be a challenge for a child to face his or her fears, but setting up a child in a safe setting to express and explore the fears that he or she struggles with can facilitate growth and development […]

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Therapy Goals Worksheet

Therapy Goals Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

It is important to have a list of goals and objectives for the client and therapist to work toward when beginning a new therapeutic relationship. Setting goals creates a foundation that helps the client and therapist stay on track when helping a client feel better. Setting goals also empowers a client to stay on track […]

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Thought Log Worksheet

Thought Log Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Sometimes a client will struggle to overcome racing or ruminating thoughts. These thoughts can be frustrating for a client, and can prevent him or her from staying productive throughout the day. If a client is struggling with racing thoughts, it is important for him or her to learn skills to manage those thoughts. Managing the […]

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Gratitude Exercises Worksheet

Gratitude Exercises Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

In recent studies, it has been found that practicing gratitude exercises and positive affirmations have been effective in helping people manage stress, anxiety, depression, and an array of other types of mental health disorders. Teaching a client how to practice gratitude exercises helps him or her learn how to acknowledge and appreciate the good. This […]

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Balancing Logic And Feelings Worksheet

Balancing Logic And Feelings Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

It is important for clients to have an understanding of where logic meets feelings. These are two opposite elements that play a major role in how a client perceives a situation. They are strong forces that facilitate how a client will react to a situation. In order to ensure behavior is healthy, appropriate, and promotes […]

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Positive Belief Record Worksheet

Positive Belief Record Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

A major part of learning how to cope with feelings and emotions in therapy is to understand how negative thoughts affect our thoughts and emotions. When a person is feeling a great deal of negative emotion, like anxiety, depression or anger, that person will also have negative thoughts. A major way to learn how to […]

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Your Safe Space Worksheet

Your Safe Space Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Many of the clients that pass through therapy offices struggle a great deal with feeling safe in their own skin. Whether it is due to a history of trauma, personal insecurities, or just a general suspicion or lack of self-awareness, people often develop symptoms of anxiety and panic when confronted with different challenges. Sometimes, this […]

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How To Create A Mantra Worksheet

How To Create A Mantra Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Creating mantras is a great way to help your client learn how to cope and self-soothe when going about their day-to-day life. A mantra is a saying or phrase that is created and used by a person in times of distress, discomfort, sadness or anger. Mantras derive from meditative practices and have been found to […]

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Mindfulness Meditation Worksheet

Mindfulness Meditation Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

When confronted with a difficult situation or an uncomfortable feeling that is not easily resolved, it can be easy to fall into a pattern of ruminating over the discomfort. It creates an urgent need to resolve a situation or find a solution to help you feel better. As we move through life, we learn that […]

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Deep Breathing Worksheet

Deep Breathing Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

We all know that sometimes life can get overwhelming. Whether it is stress at work, home, or from an unexpected circumstance that causes us to feel overwhelmed. Whatever the case, it is important to know how to manage the feelings of stress, anxiety, fatigue, and depressed mood that comes with difficult circumstances. We all have […]

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Emotion Regulation Skills: PLEASE Worksheet

Emotion Regulation Skills: PLEASE Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Emotional regulation is an important thing to learn when in therapy. Each of us experiences different feelings and different emotions for a wide array of reasons, and sometimes it can feel overwhelming and can be difficult to keep those feelings and emotions in check. Sometimes, these difficult emotions can lead to chronic feelings of depression, […]

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Emotion Regulation Skills: Opposite Action Worksheet

Emotion Regulation Skills: Opposite Action Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

One of the hardest things for a client to work on is how to learn how to understand, regulate and control their emotions. Emotions are tough, and can often lead clients to behave in a way that is detrimental to themselves and others. A major goal for most clients is to learn how to regulate […]

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Positive Steps To Wellbeing Worksheet

Positive Steps To Wellbeing Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

In successful therapeutic processes, there will come a point in which a client needs to learn how to maintain a healthy, positive lifestyle that promotes mental health and wellness. Clients learn a great deal while in therapy, and making sure that the skills they learn is important to ensuring the client’s successful completion. It is […]

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Steps To Challenge Automatic Negative Thoughts Worksheet

Steps To Challenge Automatic Negative Thoughts Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

The way we think is a huge component that contributes to the way we feel, behave and react to situations. People develop habits in thinking. Sometimes those habits are healthy, but often people can develop erroneous patterns of thought that affect the way they perceive the world and their place in it. These thoughts are […]

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Meditate To De-Stress Worksheet

Meditate To De-Stress Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

It can be easy to get wrapped up in the moment of a stressful situation and instantly feel overwhelmed and without direction or hopes of finding resolution. When dealing with stress it is important to keep in mind that it will trigger anxiety, and each person reacts to anxiety in different ways. It is important […]

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Setting Life Goals Worksheet

Setting Life Goals Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Sometimes we have clients who struggle with finding motivation. They may struggle to find motivation in developing a career, accomplishing a goal, or moving on to the next phase in life. There are a number of reasons why a person may struggle with achieving a goal. This is why it is important that the client […]

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CBT For Anxiety Worksheet

CBT For Anxiety Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

When teaching a client how to use cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for managing anxiety it helps a great deal to provide a visual aid. Clients who suffer from severe or chronic anxiety struggle to maintain control over anxious thoughts and resulting anxious feelings and behavior. It is important to teach clients in CBT treatment to […]

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How I Feel Worksheet

How I Feel Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

There are a number or reasons why our clients develop a tendency of stunting their emotional expression. Many grow up in homes where they learn to silence their feelings, some suffer from mood disorders that cause unfamiliar feelings, and some come from traumatic, abusive, or negligent situations that prevent them from being able to understand […]

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Challenge Your Worries Worksheet

Challenge Your Worries Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

We all know that worrying consumes time and energy, and is a feeling that is often hard to shake. Patients often struggle to cope with worrying, and may not even realize how severely they are affected by their worrying. do not quite understand that they have the power to control how their thoughts affect their […]

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Distress Tolerance Skills: Radical Acceptance Worksheet

Distress Tolerance Skills: Radical Acceptance Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Many patients will struggle with a major issue that all people are best coming to terms with: we cannot control what happens around us. Wanting to remain in control is a natural thing for people, but it can sometimes be difficult for a patient to understand that they cannot control the environment or a situation, […]

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Anger Warning Signs Worksheet

Anger Warning Signs Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

It is sometimes difficult for to control anger. Whether it is an isolated situation or a long-term problem , triggers for anger have the potential to cause the affected to react in alarming and sometimes dangerous ways. Those who suffer from anger management issues find it difficult to understand and control their anger. That is […]

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Challenging Negative Thoughts Worksheet

Challenging Negative Thoughts Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

It is important for therapists who are trained in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to teach their patients how to deal with automatic negative thoughts (ANTs). ANTs are huge catalysts for negative behavior like lashing out at others and self-destructive behaviors. If a patient is able to identify and understand how ANTs are able to affect […]

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What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? Worksheet

What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a very popular and effective treatment modality that is used for many different types of cases. Whether the patient has depression, anxiety, borderline personality, low self-esteem, poor impulse control, anger management issues or otherwise. CBT is an excellent form of treatment that provides the patient with tools needed to identify […]

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Bedtime Thought Log Worksheet

Bedtime Thought Log Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

There are many reasons why people tend to have trouble sleeping. Among the most common symptoms of insomnia or sleep issues is having racing thoughts right before going to sleep. Many clients will struggle with falling asleep because as they try to fall asleep they are overwhelmed with thoughts that seem to demand their attention. […]

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My Fears And Strengths Worksheet

My Fears And Strengths Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Children find it hard to cope with things they do not understand. There are many people, places and things in the world that scare children, and when children are afraid they feel lost, alone and vulnerable. Children who are fearful have a hard time developing the confidence they need to face their fears, but if […]

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Positive Activities For Behavioral Activation Worksheet

Positive Activities For Behavioral Activation Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

When patients suffer from more debilitating emotional issues like depression and severe anxiety it can be difficult for them to keep from falling into bad habits like isolating and cutting off things that bring them joy. Of course this is understandable, as with such mental illnesses it can be difficult for a patient to enjoy […]

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People, Places And Things Worksheet

People, Places And Things Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

When starting with recovery from substance use it is so important that the patient be able to identify and understand the people, places and things to avoid. The more a patient learns about sobriety and themselves the more they realize the patterns that people, places and things cause and how detrimental it is to their […]

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Daily Mood Chart Worksheet

Daily Mood Chart Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

When we are struggling with understanding our mood and emotions it helps a great deal to use a mood journal to keep track of daily activities, triggers from the day, and how we managed out feelings. Sometimes we get caught up in the day and forget to focus on what we are feeling, which causes […]

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Goal Sheet Worksheet

Goal Sheet Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Patients who are suffering from a mental illness can often feel discouraged from being able to achieve their goals. Sometimes their ambitions and efforts are cut off by thoughts like “why bother?”, “it’s too much, I won’t be able to do it” or “I will start tomorrow”. It helps a great deal to draft a […]

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Weekly Mood Chart Worksheet

Weekly Mood Chart Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Many clients seek therapy because they struggle to regulate their mood. They go through mood swings, and feel stressed easily. People who struggle with managing their mood can feel overwhelmed often, and the feeling makes it hard to understand and manage their moods throughout the week. A weekly mood chart is a great tool to […]

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Anger Thermometer Worksheet

Anger Thermometer Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

An important step to understanding your anger is understanding how intense it can become and the situations that make it as intense as it can be. Patients with anger management issues sometimes find it difficult to assess a situation and their reaction to the situation. An anger thermometer is a good way to help patients […]

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Understanding Anger Worksheet

Understanding Anger Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Anger is a difficult feeling to understand and control. When a patient suffers from anger management issues it is easy for them to identify through the feeling and behavior. Of course, holding on to anger is not a healthy habit, so we want to teach our patients a healthier way to handle emotions. In order […]

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Anticipatory Anxiety Automatic Thought Record Worksheet

Anticipatory Anxiety Automatic Thought Record Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Anticipatory anxiety is a struggle for many people. Often we see things like catastrophizing when people experience anxiety about upcoming events. When it comes to anticipatory anxiety the thought of the worst case scenario is enough to have a patient be overcome with worry, which will sometimes affect performance and their mental and emotional health. […]

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Pocket Support Worksheet

Pocket Support Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

In therapy, a client learns a lot about their emotions and issues that create challenges in their lives. Through their own self-exploration, they begin to learn different ways to cope with different challenges. Therapy teaches coping skills that help clients relieve their symptoms in real life situations. They learn valuable life skills in therapy. It […]

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Daily Mood Journal Worksheet

Daily Mood Journal Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Patients often have a pattern of how their mood affects them. Throughout the day there are certain triggers based on responsibilities, encounters, etc. that may cause a patient’s mood to fluctuate. It helps a patient prepare for triggers when they are aware of when and where they are likely to encounter a trigger, along with […]

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Challenging Cognitive Distortions Automatic Thought Record Worksheet

Challenging Cognitive Distortions Automatic Thought Record Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

After learning what cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is, how it works, and how com-ponents like cognitive distortions, automatic negative thoughts, emotions and behavior all contribute to our perceptions, it is important to learn how to challenge negative thoughts and cognitive distortions. A great tool to learn how to challenge cognitive dis-tortions is the automatic thought […]

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Cognitive Distortions Worksheet

Cognitive Distortions Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Cognitive distortions (CDs) are important for people to understand when they are learning to challenge their thoughts and behavior. CDs are patterns in thinking that typically make someone think in the negative and have negative expectations. This can be detrimental to the affected person for many reasons, the biggest being it holds them back from […]

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Core Beliefs Worksheet

Core Beliefs Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

A huge part of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is understanding what core beliefs are and how they affect people. Core beliefs are the perceived conclusions a person makes about themselves, the world, and their future, based on what they have learned through life experiences. The way a person sees each aspect of their world is […]

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Identifying Triggers For Anxiety Worksheet

Identifying Triggers For Anxiety Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

Anxiety may feel as though it is happening for no reason sometimes, but there is always a trigger for the symptoms of anxiety. It is important for clients to be able to identify their own triggers. When clients are able to identify and understand their triggers, they can learn how to manage their triggers. They […]

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Understanding Anxiety Worksheet

Understanding Anxiety Worksheet


GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC

It is important for a client to understand what anxiety is and how it affects their life. Often people do not fully understand what anxiety is or how it affects them. Sometimes people do not even realize that they have anxiety until they speak about their symptoms with a professional. That’s why it is important […]

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