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.
- Understanding the fundamentals of cognitive restructuring.
- Identifying common negative thought types like all-or-nothing thinking and catastrophizing.
- Exploring methods to question and shift negative thoughts.
- Dissecting the process: identifying, evaluating, generating alternatives, and testing new thoughts.
- Engaging in exercises and group talks for real-life cognitive restructuring application.
included in 90-min & Half Day sessions
- Negative Thought Patterns Identification: Participants will explore common negative thought patterns, such as all-or-nothing thinking and catastrophizing. They will work in pairs or small groups to share examples of these patterns from their own experiences.
- Challenging Negative Thoughts: In pairs or small groups, participants will engage in an activity where they practice challenging negative thoughts. They will explore methods to question and shift these thoughts, gaining insights into practical techniques for altering negativity.
- Four Steps of Cognitive Restructuring: Participants will collaboratively dissect the four steps of cognitive restructuring: identifying negative thoughts, evaluating their validity, generating alternative thoughts, and testing new perspectives. They will share insights and examples for each step.