Free Tool: Cognitive Distortions List to use with your Clients!

Cognitive Distortions List for Coaching

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This post announces our latest free tool - a List of The Top 10 Cognitive Distortions!

What is a Cognitive Distortion?

A cognitive distortion is when we focus on particular aspects of an experience (often 'negative' ones) and ignore or discount others—thereby distorting our view of the world.

This free tool highlights the 10 most common distortions that people use, complete with descriptions and examples of how they might be used!

Use as a reference in a coaching session or give a copy to your clients to take home!

This tool is brandable and editable.

Want to learn more about what a Cognitive Distortion is? Check out our sister article here: What are Cognitive Distortions and What You Need to Know About Them!

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  1. Zoraida Aleman

    Thanks for facilitating those resources for free. For somebody just begining coaching that is a wonderful help.

    • elelsey

      Thanks Zoraida, it's great to get feedback - thank-you for taking the time to comment! We're glad to know we're being of service. Warmly, EL

  2. Linda

    Do you have a tool for session notes please?

    Thanks for everything else too ! I use them often

    Linda (Saudi Arabia)

    • Emma-Louise

      Hi Linda! I think we have 'co-responded' before?

      So, hmmm. And, glad you like the tools! As far as session notes go, I either just create a new Microsoft Word document or write them by hand. The only info I store for each set of notes is Client Name, Session number & Date.

      So, I'm not sure what else you would need for recording session notes - but if you have some ideas, or you have something specific in mind, do let me know.

      The only thing that could help a little would be the Client Action Recording Sheet - which you probably already have?

      Hope that helps, and feel free to clarify what you're looking for!

      Warmly, EL


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