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 threat that tensions you associate with your problem will return, but with your CBT abilities it should be easier for you to control them. This is why it is necessary to continue practising your CBT skills even after you are feeling better and your sessions have actually finished.

CBT might not be ideal or successful for everyone.

Some benefits and drawbacks of the method are listed below.

Advantages of CBT

Can be as reliable as medication in treating some mental health disorders and may be handy in cases where medication alone has not worked.

Drawbacks 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)