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Cognitive Diary Training Examples

  • For help in learning to use a cognitive diary, read article Understanding and Using the Cognitive Diary

  • Related PsychNotes: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 1: Boyfriend Forgot Birthday

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 2: Doctor is Frustrated with Me

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 3: Saying "No" to My Daughter

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 4: Husband Says "I Don't Care"

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 5: Wife Won't Leave Me Alone When I'm Upset

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 6: Husband Wants Me to Go to Work Event

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 7: Son Doesn't Do What I Ask

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 8: Best Friend Dating My Ex

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 9: Passed Over for Promotion

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 10: Being Assertive with Boss

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 11: Disrespectful Attitude from Adult Child

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 12: Too Depressed to Call

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 13: Jealous of Wife Talking to Another Man

  • The Cognitive Diary CBT Self-Help app helps you to determine some ways to challenge the irrational thinking. Once you have done that, it is important to read the rational challenges frequently until they automatically come to mind rather than the irrational thinking.

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 14: Fear of Panic in Meeting

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 15: "Snippy" Email from Friend

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 16: Fear of Having a Panic Attack While Flying

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 17: Catastrophizing About Medical Tests

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 18: What if My Co-workers Find Out I Have an Anxiety Disorder?

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 19: For OCD: What if I Forget to Lock My Doors?

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 20: Responsible for Others' Feelings

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 21: Just Trying to be Helpful

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 22: Sister Marrying the Wrong Man

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 23: Hopelessness Due to Depression

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 24: Happiness Dependent Upon Wife

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 25: Co-worker Doesn't Like Me

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 26: Fiance Spends Valentine's Day with Son

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 27: Toxic Family and Holiday Visits

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 28: Husband's Unreasonable Expectations of ADD Wife

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 29: Back-stabbing Doctor Colleague

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 30: Husband Gives the Silent Treatment

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 31: Saying "I'm Fine" When I'm Not

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 32: Insomnia: Worrying About Not Sleeping

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 33: I Can't STAND It!

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 34: Eating When Feeling Lonely

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 35: Making Assumptions about Another's Intentions

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 36: Worried that Someone Dislikes Her

  • Cognitive Diary Training Example 37: "My co-workers should respect me!"


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