Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Pros & Cons of CBT Therapy

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

There is always a risk that bad feelings you relate to your problem will return, but with your CBT skills it should 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 much better and your sessions have actually ended up.

CBT might not be effective or suitable for everyone.

Some advantages and drawbacks of the method are listed below.

Advantages of CBT

Can be as effective as medication in dealing with some mental health conditions and might be useful 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)