The Perth Empathy Scale

The Perth Empathy Scale (PES) is a 20-item self-report measure of empathy ability. The PES measures people’s ability to recognize emotions in others (cognitive empathy) and vicariously experience others’ emotions (affective empathy), across positive and negative emotions. (0123, assessment, empathy)

Between Sessions Journal

This simple journal will make every session more meaningful! Within 24 hours after each session, the client is prompted to create notes on 8 areas about what happened in the session, including important things discussed in-session; feelings (expressed and unexpressed), unexpressed thoughts, and homework assignments. Then, before each new session, the client is prompted to respond to quotes about their thoughts, feelings, creativity, and much more.  There are also two reoccurring rating scales that ask clients to rate their progress and assess their mood. (1022, journal, homework assignments)

Learning How to Calm Down Quickly

This worksheet gives people simple ideas to turn off the “fight or flight” response.  A chart is included to help people keep track of which techniques are most effective. (0822, anxiety, calming, self-calming)

Journaling After a Therapy or Counseling Session

This worksheet is intended to help people utilize the technique of journaling as a way to reinforce what was learned in therapy. (insight, therapy techniques, journaling, 0821)

Wheel of Life Assessment

The Wheel of Life helps people visualize all the important areas of their lives at once, giving them a “bird’s eye” view. By looking at a graphic representation of all the areas of their lives at once, the wheel helps people understand which parts of their lives are flourishing and which ones need some work. (0821, life coaching, balance)

Nurturing Your Creativity with a Dream Diary

This worksheet is designed to help teens see the value of responsible behavior (0721, responsibility, family issues)

Choosing Mental Health Apps

This worksheet is designed to help people evaluate the potential helpfulness of mental health apps. (103117)

Developing a Self-Care Plan

This worksheet is designed to help people take better care of themselves. It will be particularly useful for those spending a great deal of time caring for others. (caregivers, self-care, emotional help, wellness, DBT, 0516)

The General Self-Efficacy Scale

This simple 5-minute assessment can be used to assess self-efficacy, a measure of whether a person perceives that he can accomplish tasks and achieve goals. Lower scores may suggest a vulnerability to depression or other mental health problems. Higher scores indicate greater resiliency.

Tips for Preserving Memory

This worksheet can help people concerned about memory loss.