COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY FOR BDD: COGNITIVE RESTRUCTURING (COGNITIVE THERAPY) – STEPS OF THOUGHT RECORD

Core Beliefs: It can also be very helpful to identify the core beliefs that underlie the negative automatic thoughts, as these beliefs can also be unrealistic and can trigger distressing feelings. These are generally “deeper” beliefs about yourself as well as assumptions or rules that you have about your appearance. To identify core beliefs, ask yourself: “What does this negative thought mean about me? What would it mean for me if it were true?” Here are some examples of core beliefs:
Some Examples of Core Beliefs in BDD
• I have to look perfect.
• My worth as a person depends on whether I look good.
• If I don’t look right, I’ll always be rejected and alone.
• I must always be approved of by everyone.
• Life would be fine if it weren’t for this ugly feature.
• I’m unlovable and worthless as a person.
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COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY FOR BDD: COGNITIVE RESTRUCTURING (COGNITIVE THERAPY) – STEPS OF THOUGHT RECORD Core Beliefs: It can also be very helpful to identify the core beliefs that underlie the negative automatic thoughts, as these beliefs can also be unrealistic and can trigger distressing feelings. These are generally “deeper” beliefs about yourself as well as assumptions or rules that you have about your appearance. To identify core beliefs, ask yourself: “What does this negative thought mean about me? What would it mean for me if it were true?” Here are some examples of core beliefs:Some Examples of Core Beliefs in BDD• I have to look perfect.• My worth as a person depends on whether I look good.• If I don’t look right, I’ll always be rejected and alone.• I must always be approved of by everyone.• Life would be fine if it weren’t for this ugly feature.• I’m unlovable and worthless as a person.*304\204\8*

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