Cognitive Restructuring


  • Presentation Length: 60-mins
  • Participant Numbers: 15-500+
  • Virtual and In-person options available
  • Sessions can be recorded for internal use
  • Onsite training available globally: North & South America, EMEIA, APAC, LATAM
  • Languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, Mandarin, Arabic, Japanese, and Malay.


Cognitive restructuring is a powerful tool for improving mental health and well-being. It involves identifying and challenging negative or distorted thoughts, and replacing them with more realistic and helpful ones.

In this workshop, employees will learn about the principles and techniques of cognitive restructuring, as well as how to apply them in their own lives. Through practical exercises and group discussions, participants will have the opportunity to practice and develop their skills in this important area.

Content Outline

  • The definition and principles of cognitive restructuring
  • Common types of negative or distorted thoughts (e.g. all-or-nothing thinking, catastrophizing)
  • Techniques for identifying and challenging negative thoughts (e.g. questioning the evidence, looking for alternative perspectives)
  • The four steps of the cognitive restructuring process: identifying negative thoughts, evaluating the evidence, generating alternative thoughts, and testing the new thoughts
  • Practical exercises and group discussions to help participants apply cognitive restructuring in their own lives


At the end of this session, participants will have a strong understanding of the principles and techniques of cognitive restructuring, and will be able to apply these skills in their daily lives.

They will be better equipped to recognize and challenge negative or distorted thoughts, and to replace them with more helpful and realistic ones.

This will enable them to manage their emotions and reactions more effectively, and to live a more fulfilling and satisfying life.