Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Pros & Cons of CBT Therapy

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

There is always a danger that tensions you connect with your problem will return, but with your CBT abilities it must be much easier for you to manage them. This is why it is necessary to continue practising your CBT skills even after you are feeling better and your sessions have actually ended up.

CBT may not be effective or ideal for everyone.

Some advantages and downsides of the method are listed below.

Advantages of CBT

Can be as reliable as medication in dealing with some psychological health conditions and may be handy 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)