Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Pros & Cons of CBT Therapy

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

There is constantly a danger that bad feelings you connect with your problem will return, but with your CBT skills it ought to be much easier for you to control them. This is why it is important to continue practising your CBT abilities even after you are feeling better and your sessions have finished.

CBT may not be successful or appropriate for everyone.

Some benefits and drawbacks of the method are listed below.

Advantages of CBT

Can be as efficient as medication in dealing with some mental health disorders and may be handy in cases where medication alone has actually not worked.

Disadvantages 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)