Cognitive Elements: describe the cognitive elements of your chosen behavior and strategies for cognitive restructuring


  • Describe your past and current thinking regarding your chosen health behavior. (1 paragraph)
  • Identify your knowledge, beliefs, values, expectations, etc. regarding your chosen health behavior. (1-2 paragraphs)
  • Evaluate and challenge your current cognition regarding the behavior. (1 paragraphs)
  • Describe elements and methods of restructuring your cognition. (1-2 paragraphs)
  • Describe your confidence in your ability to change your cognition. (1 paragraph)
  • Use APA format for the in-text referencing and the reference list. You should be using reputable sources such as Centers for Disease Control (and other .gov resources)
  • I have included an example paper. Please see attached