Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Pros & Cons of CBT Therapy

Research study has revealed that cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be as efficient as medication in treating Anxiety & Anxiety issues.

There is always a threat that bad feelings you associate with your issue will return, but with your CBT abilities it should be easier for you to manage them. This is why it is very important to continue practising your CBT skills even after you are feeling much better and your sessions have actually ended up.

However, CBT might not be suitable or successful for everyone.

Some advantages and drawbacks of the approach are listed below.

Benefits of CBT

Can be as effective as medication in treating some mental health disorders and might be helpful in cases where medication alone has actually 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)