Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Pros & Cons of CBT Therapy

Research study has actually revealed that cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be as efficient as medication in treating Anxiety & Anxiety problems.

There is always a danger that bad feelings you associate with your problem will return, however with your CBT skills it should be easier for you to control them. This is why it is essential to continue practising your CBT skills even after you are feeling better and your sessions have actually completed.

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

Some advantages and downsides of the technique are listed below.

Benefits of CBT

Can be as effective as medication in treating some mental health conditions and may 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)