Success with CBT is directly linked with your willingness to complete exercises, or homework, to practice and reinforce skills. Studies have shown that those who go through CBT but don’t complete homework take longer to recover. They have a more difficult time putting strategies into practice in their daily lives. While you may feel like you are back in school or think that they are a waste of your time, these exercises help you get the most from CBT.
In this section, we provide many of the forms you need to complete the exercises. When there is a form, it is noted in the exercise. Some of the forms, such as the ABC chart, are used in more than one assignment or are used repeatedly. In those instances, it is noted at the top ...