Psychotherapy Homework Assignments (Print and PDF Combo)
Most psychotherapists and counselors teach their clients a variety of emotional, cognitive, and behavioral skills to help them overcome their problems. This book is a collection of some of the most commonly used homework assignments that therapists prescribe, drawing on a variety of evidenced-based therapies such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Acceptance Commitment Therapy. Each exercise includes a feedback section so that clients can let their therapists know which exercises are most helpful. The book includes 39 worksheets ranging from behavior contracts to mindfulness exercises, to activities that help clients improve the relationships in their lives and get the support they need to lead a meaningful and fulfilling life. The appendix includes a list of emergency hotlines and guidelines on choosing mental health apps.
Activities in the workbook include:
- Setting Your Goals for Therapy
- Creating a Personal Mission Statement
- Motivating Yourself to Change
- Identifying Your Safety Crutches
- Solving Your Problems One Step at a Time