Find general anxiety resources on this page, but see the Panic, GAD, and PTSD pages for more specific information

cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) worksheets for anxiety

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Avoidance Hierarchy

Behavioural Experiment
Behavioural Experiment Planning Worksheet

CBT Thought Record Worksheet
CBT Thought Record

How Breathing Affects Feelings
How Breathing Affects Feelings

Progressive Muscle Relaxation
Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Relaxed Breathing
Relaxed Breathing

Safety Behaviors
Safety Behaviors

Safety Behaviors Example
Safety Behaviors Example

Threat system
Threat System / Fight or Flight

Unhelpful Thinking Styles
Unhelpful Thinking Styles

What If...?
What If ... ? Worksheet

worksheets for anxiety materials are designed to be usable by clients with minimal or no intervention from a therapist. Additional information is available on the website.

CBT Self-Help For Anxiety
Self-Help For Anxiety

Interoceptive Exposure Worksheet & Information Interoceptive Exposure

Simple Thought Record
Simple Thought Record

Threat System / Fight or Flight System
Threat System

Unhelpful Thinking Styles / Cognitive Biases
Unhelpful Thinking Styles

Audio Therapy Resources

Audio Relaxed Breathing
Relaxed Breathing

Audio Progressive Muscle Relaxation
Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Audio Peaceful Place Peaceful Place

Audio Combined Relaxation Exercise
Combined Relaxation Exercise

Audio Relaxation Pack
Relaxation Pack

Assessment / Evaluation




Other resources

The Mental Health Research Group at the University of Huddersfield developed a self-help pack for anxiety.

Introduction to the pack

Introduction to anxiety

Physical effects of anxiety

Recognising anxious thinking

Dealing with our anxious thinking

Effects of anxiety on mood and behaviour

Dealing with setbacks and final thoughts




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