5 Reasons Cognitive Behavioral Therapy May Not Work for You


Your therapist may lack skill, experience and education about effective techniques

Sometimes cognitive behavior therapy stresses the therapy technique over the relationship between therapist and patient

CBT promotes assumptions which may be faulty

CBT may not give you enough time to meet your goals

Certain CBT techniques may be ineffective for many types of mental disorders

Anne Windermere

Anne Windermere

These articles were written by a longtime HealthCentral community member who shared valuable insights from her experience living with multiple chronic health conditions. She used the pen name "Merely Me."