Where? When? Who with? What happened? How?
Padesky 5 Aspects. 1986
Thoughts & Images
What went through my mind at that time? What disturbed me? If I had those
thoughts/images/memories – what did that say or mean about me or the situation?
Body / Physical sensations
Moods / Emotions
What did I notice in my body? What did I feel? Where did
What emotion did I feel at that time? What else?
I feel it?
How intense was that feeling? (0 – 100%)
Behaviours / What I did or didn’t do
What helped me cope and get through it? What didn’t I do or what did I avoid doing? What
automatic reactions did I have? What would other people have seen me doing?