Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Pros & Cons of CBT Therapy

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

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

However, CBT may not be successful or appropriate for everyone.

Some benefits and downsides of the technique are listed below.

Benefits of CBT

Can be as reliable as medication in treating some mental health disorders and might be useful 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)