Tag Archives: Handout
Big Five Crazy Beliefs
When we think (and strongly believe!) crazy stuff, really irrational stuff, we are most likely thinking one or more of the following: “Things should (ought, must, have to) be different than they are!” “It’s awful (horrible, terrible, catastrophic) that they … Continue reading
Anger Diary Handout
I spent years leading an anger management group and this handout was one I used when groups had difficulty engaging. As in all groups at the end I asked people if this handout was useful or not and what could … Continue reading
A basic handout I have used with groups. Ideally I use handouts only to get a conversation going. The handout becomes a frame work for people to open up and start sharing. Cognitive Distortions and Strategies to dispute them Personalizing: … Continue reading
Cycle of Anxiety Handout
I usually used this handout with a guided relaxation after.
What works and will work for you handout
With this handout I usually had folks write in the category areas what worked for them, what didn’t work, and what will work in the future.
Positive Statements Handout
I considered all of my groups to be basically about coping skills. This handout is for a self esteem group that usually generated engagement. Positive Statements about you 1. I like myself because: 2. I’m an expert at: 3. I … Continue reading
Irrational Beliefs Guide
Consider the following questions carefully. Reflectively answer each one briefly but completely regarding those people or things about which you are most emotionally disturbed. This assignment may be emotionally painful, but it may help you achieve needed insight so that … Continue reading