Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Pros & Cons of CBT Therapy

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

There is constantly a risk that bad feelings you associate with your problem will return, however with your CBT abilities it must be simpler for you to control them. This is why it is essential to continue practising your CBT abilities even after you are feeling better and your sessions have finished.

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

Some advantages and drawbacks of the approach are listed below.

Advantages of CBT

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

Disadvantages of CBT

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Important Links

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  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)