Depression Thought Record Sheet
Situation Negative Emotion(s) Alternative or Actions: Re-rate your
Thoughts / Images Rate intensity (0 – 10) balanced response What did you do? emotions
(0 – 10)
Describe What was Describe your Describe what you felt at Look at the bigger picture. Did you use a coping strategy? Describe your
going on, where were thoughts. What that time. What could you do differently? feelings now.
you, when did it bothered you? Consider another Consider what would be helpful What was the
happen, who you were Describe what those What else? perspective. and what consequences may level of intensity?
with? thoughts mean to you What would someone else arise.
and what they say How intense was the say about this situation?
about you or the emotion? What advice would you give
situation. to someone else in this
What is the worst that Describe what your situation?
can happen? physical reactions. Is your reaction in
proportion to the actual
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