Challenging ANTs Bundle (Automatic Negative Thoughts)

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With this bundle, you will receive and be able to:

1. What Are ANTS - introduce the concept of automatic negative thoughts and how they impact our emotions

2. ANTs Matching Game - reinforce the definition of the types of ANTs and help youth identify thought patterns by using the provided examples or brainstorming your own with the youth

3. ANT Hunting - use the cognitive triangle concept to determine where the ANT originated, the specific thought, how that specific thought makes you feel, and how that feeling led to a behavior or action

4. ANT Squashers - challenge ANTs by asking directed questions

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