Organizing information in columns and rows is an effective way of presenting it, may even be more visual and scannable compared to lengthy reports. The reader doesn't have to go through pages and pages of data to figure out the patterns and decide what it means, it is concise and to the point, works great for numbers and percentages - left brain thinking stuf.
The chart above, though, is a thought record used to help people with habitual negative thinking try to consciously redirect their thoughts and, as a result, change moods and behaviors.
Which one of the two worksheets above would you rather have them use?
This is just a quick example I drafted using iPad Brushes + Google Docs and may not be the best possible way to represent this process.
What forms do you use that could be turned into visual templates?