ABC Anxiety worksheet

In this page, we will provide you  with an ABC Anxiety worksheet to help you manage anxiety.

What is an ABC Anxiety worksheet about?

Anxiety can be described as our body’s natural response to stressful situations. The ABC Anxiety Worksheet is designed to help you identify triggers and  irrational thoughts resulting in anxiety.

How does the ABC Anxiety worksheet help?

The worksheet illustrates the relationship between your triggers also known as Antecedents (stimulus that can activate a behaviour, thought or feeling) your Beliefs (irrational beliefs) and the Consequences of your beliefs when it comes to anxiety. Identifying antecedents (triggers), challenging the irrational beliefs and replacing them with rational ones will help you manage anxiety.

Instructions on how to use the ABC Anxiety worksheet

To use the worksheet:

 Fill in the columns with the required information that is:

  •  A- Antecedents or triggers 
  • B- beliefs,
  • C-Consequences 

to understand the relationship between your triggers, beliefs and behaviour when it comes to anxiety.

You can download this worksheet here.


The following page provided you with an ABC Anxiety Worksheet which hopefully helped you with the right knowledge to cope with your anxiety.

If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.


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