Case conceptualisation / Case formulation

Case formulation is the core component of CBT. It can help therapists and clients to understand the origin, current status, and maintenance of problem. Formulations can range from cross-sectional (here and now) to longitudinal (understanding origins), and from models for specific disorders to idiosyncratic for a particular client's situation.

"[Formulation is]The lynch pin that holds theory and practice together" (Butler, 1998)


CBT worksheets for case conceptualisation / formulation

Core-Belief-Driven CBT Formulation Worksheet Belief-Driven CBT Formulation

Compassionate Mind Formulation Worksheet Compassionate Mind Formulation

CBT Cross-Sectional Formulation Worksheet Cross Sectional CBT Formulation

CBT Friendly Formulation Worksheet Friendly Formulation

Click to download Jacqueline Persons-Style Case Formulation

Judith Beck Formulation Worksheet Judith Beck-Style Case Formulation

Longitudinal Formulation 1 Longitudinal Formulation

Longitudinal Formulation 2 Longitudinal Formulation 2

Schema Activation Formulation Schema Activation Formulation

Vicious Flower Formulation Vicious Flower Formulation


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