Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Pros & Cons of CBT Therapy

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

There is always a threat that bad feelings you associate with your problem will return, however with your CBT skills it should be simpler for you to control them. This is why it is important to continue practicing your CBT abilities even after you are feeling better and your sessions have finished.

CBT might not be successful or ideal for everyone.

Some benefits and drawbacks of the approach are listed below.

Benefits of CBT

Can be as effective as medication in treating some mental health conditions and may be handy in cases where medication alone has not worked.

Downsides 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)