Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Pros & Cons of CBT Therapy

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

There is always a risk that bad feelings you relate to your issue will return, however with your CBT skills it should be easier for you to control them. This is why it is important to continue practicing your CBT skills even after you are feeling better and your sessions have ended up.

CBT may 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 helpful 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)