Worksheets and Handouts:
I often use worksheets and self-assessments in our sessions. Here are some links for some of my more commonly used resources:
Cognitive Behavioral Techniques:
This STOPP (Stop, Take a Breath, Observe, Pull Back, Practice What Works) worksheet to help stop Negative Automatic Thoughts is provided by the GetSelfHelp group.
How to use the STOPP Technique to stop automatic thoughts.
Understanding the Unhelpful Thinking Habits that can lead to negative thoughts.
Couples can take this assessment and learn how to connect better.
For couples: The more you know and understand about each other, the easier it is to stay connected.
A simple self-assessment that takes less than 15 minutes and provides a wealth of information to help you understand your core characteristics. Most personality tests focus on negative and neutral traits, but the VIA Survey focuses on your best qualities. We can use this tool to work on making positive changes in your thoughts about yourself.
Enneagram can be seen as a set of nine distinct personality types. It is common to find a little of yourself in all nine of the types, although one of them should stand out as being closest to your basic personality type. This link explains the types. Access to the tests themselves can be obtained on their website.