Hi, it’s Rosie again, content manager here at Uncommon Knowledge. Because the first CBT worksheets article quickly became one of the most popular on the site, I’ve had another created for you.
CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) remains one of the most widely used therapeutic treatment approaches in mental health today. With its heavy emphasis on homework and tasks that take place outside of the therapy room, CBT challenges practitioners to continually find clinically sound and accessible worksheets, tools, and resources from reliable sources.
Well, challenge accepted! We’ve scoured the internet to find more of those hidden gems that every CBT therapist loves to have in their toolbox.
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If you’re in private practice, you may have heard about TheraNest. TheraNest is a highly rated and well-respected practice management software company. What you might not know is that TheraNest offers some great free resources for therapists.
Two of the free resources currently offered focus on anger management and on self-esteem issues. Based on the principles of CBT, each worksheet, template, and activity is free and downloadable. They even have an anger management worksheet for kids!
Visit TheraNest’s topic-specific resource centres here:
When you think of autism, you don’t automatically think of CBT. But in fact, many of the strategies used with clients with ASD are based on CBT principles.
This site offers a number of resources and free downloadable CBT worksheets on topics such as communication and emotions. Finding resources for working with clients with ASD can be challenging. Autism Teaching Strategies is one of those hidden treasures that every therapist hopes to find.
CBT Worksheets offers information about CBT as well as a number of free CBT-related downloads.
Visitors to the site will find an informative discussion of various CBT worksheets and their use. This information can be especially helpful when trying to explain the use of worksheets in therapy to clients who may not be expecting this type of intervention. More in-depth CBT worksheets and workbooks are also available for purchase.
This website offers a variety of resources both for the individual seeking help and for clinicians. There are a number of tools available as well as links to other resources. One section in particular, the Skills Lessons, provides well-constructed, easy-to-understand interventions.
The site also offers a great CBT-based self-help guide, which you can access here.
This site is hands-down one of the best CBT resources out there. Scroll down and you’ll find a ton of free worksheets, guides, and resources for a variety of needs. The site also has links to some of the best paid CBT tools and resources for those therapists looking for more.
One of the best free resources on this site is A Therapist’s Guide to Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. This is an essential, right-to-the-point tool for therapists looking for guidance in providing brief CBT. If you’re a CBT practitioner, don’t overlook this gem! Access it here.
No discussion of CBT tools would be complete without mentioning The Beck Institute, the home of CBT. The Beck Institute’s website offers a number of tools and resources for the CBT therapist and client. Some are offered free on the site. Additional resources are available for purchase.
This is a great little go-to site for simple, easy-to-use worksheets for a variety of needs. You’ll find links to simple, straightforward worksheets as well as more clinically focused tools for the clinician. The site offers some of its own tools as well as links to other resources on other sites.
8. Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC) (US Department of Veterans Affairs)
The MIRECC site has a wealth of information and resources for working with veterans and their unique mental health needs.
Pesky gNATs is a site and approach designed to address the needs of children and adolescents. This workbook contains worksheets to help young clients learn to manage an array of emotional and behavioral problems. According to the website, the workbook is now available in English (UK), English (USA), Spanish, Arabic, Slovakian, Slovenian, Polish, and German.
The workbook is intended for use by clinicians to assist them in their clinical practice. As such, it is free but must be requested from the author. You can contact Dr. O’Reilly at firstname.lastname@example.org to request your copy.
Morning Light Counseling Library is an online mental health resource designed to bring effective, user-friendly resources to people in need of support. It is also an excellent resource for clinicians.
The CBT page offers a nice selection of tools for learning CBT skills and strategies. You’ll find even more tips and tools on the issue-specific pages on the site. Check out the range of CBT handouts here.
So there you have it. 10 more of the best CBT worksheet and resource sites out there. Sure, there are more, and you probably have a few little go-to gems of your own. But in the world of clinical practice, if there’s one truth, it’s that we are always looking for good (and free!) tools and resources for our clinical toolboxes. So take these and keep building on success with your clients!
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