Iris Mini: Exposure Hierarchy

"Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future. If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay.” -Thich Nhat Hanh

In cancer care, we are faced with conditioned responses that can contribute to our distress. These responses can often be overcome with gradual exposure in combination with relaxation exercises.

Use this worksheet with your Iris mental health therapist to address your distress or the situation that is getting in the way of your cancer treatment.

Most Fear









Least Fear