Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Pros & Cons of CBT Therapy

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

There is always a danger that tensions you associate with your problem will return, however with your CBT abilities it should be much easier for you to control them. This is why it is essential to continue practicing your CBT skills even after you are feeling much better and your sessions have actually completed.

CBT may not be successful or suitable for everybody.

Some benefits and drawbacks of the approach are listed below.

Benefits of CBT

Can be as effective as medication in dealing with some mental health conditions and may be helpful in cases where medication alone has 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)