Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Pros & Cons of CBT Therapy

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

There is always a risk that tensions you relate to your problem will return, but with your CBT skills it should be easier for you to manage them. This is why it is necessary to continue practicing your CBT skills even after you are feeling much better and your sessions have completed.

CBT may not be effective or appropriate for everybody.

Some benefits and downsides of the approach are listed below.

Benefits of CBT

Can be as efficient as medication in dealing with some mental health disorders and might 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)