A 29-year-old member asked:
How long does cognitive behavioral therapy take to help depression and anxiety?
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Child Psychiatry 44 years experience
Fairly fast: Cbt typically is designed to be self-limiting, usually 12-16 sessions. Patients often start feeling better within a few weeks, but the full course of treatment is highly recommended to help cement the techniques learned and provide continued support as the depression lifts.
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Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
PSYCHOTHERAPY: You are unique and if you decide your cbt isn't helping please consult with a Clinical Psychologist with expertise in multiple types of psychotherapy.
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Last updated Feb 13, 2021
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