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Idiot's Guides: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by Eileen Bailey, Dr. Jayme Albin

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CHAPTER22

Knocking Down Obstacles to Progress

In This Chapter

  • Feeling worse before you feel better
  • Why CBT doesn’t always work
  • Breaking down barriers to recovery
  • Keeping track of your progress

Maybe you aren’t making the progress you expected. You wanted to feel better, but you feel worse than when you started. Before giving up, try to find the reasons CBT may not be working as well as you imagined. In this chapter, you will learn about some of the common reasons CBT doesn’t work and what steps you can take to overcome the obstacles and keep moving forward.

Uncovering More Problems and Feeling Overwhelmed

CBT requires you to pay attention to ...

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