Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Pros & Cons of CBT Therapy

Research has actually shown that cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be as effective as medication in treating Anxiety & Anxiety issues.

There is constantly a threat that bad feelings you connect with your problem will return, however with your CBT skills it should be much easier for you to control them. This is why it is important to continue practicing your CBT skills even after you are feeling much better and your sessions have completed.

However, CBT might not be effective or appropriate for everyone.

Some advantages and downsides of the method are listed below.

Advantages of CBT

Can be as effective as medication in dealing with some psychological health conditions and may 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)