Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Pros & Cons of CBT Therapy

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

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

Nevertheless, CBT might not be appropriate or successful for everyone.

Some benefits and downsides of the approach are listed below.

Benefits of CBT

Can be as effective as medication in dealing with some mental health disorders and may be handy in cases where medication alone has not worked.

Downsides 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)