Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Pros & Cons of CBT Therapy

Research has actually shown that cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be as efficient as medication in treating Anxiety & Depression problems.

There is constantly a risk that tensions you associate with your problem will return, but with your CBT skills it must be much easier for you to manage them. This is why it is very important to continue practicing your CBT skills even after you are feeling better and your sessions have completed.

CBT might not be suitable or successful for everyone.

Some advantages and disadvantages of the approach are listed below.

Advantages of CBT

Can be as efficient as medication in treating some mental health conditions and may be helpful in cases where medication alone has not worked.

Drawbacks of CBT

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Important Links

Learn More

  1. https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/cognitive-behavioural-therapy-cbt
  2. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/access-to-psychological-therapies-campaign
  3. https://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/mental-health/treatments-and-wellbeing/cognitive-behavioural-therapy-(cbt)