Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Pros & Cons of CBT Therapy

Research study has actually shown that cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be as reliable as medication in dealing with Anxiety & Depression problems.

There is always a threat that bad feelings you associate with your problem will return, but with your CBT abilities it need to be much easier for you to control them. This is why it is necessary to continue practising your CBT skills even after you are feeling much better and your sessions have actually completed.

Nevertheless, CBT may not be appropriate or successful for everybody.

Some advantages and disadvantages of the approach are listed below.

Benefits of CBT

Can be as reliable as medication in dealing with some psychological health disorders and may be helpful in cases where medication alone has not worked.

Disadvantages 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)