From the WebMD archives article date May 22, 2000):
Cognitive therapy has become the fastest growing, most extensively studied form of therapy in the United States — the new century’s treatment of choice for everything from depression to substance abuse. Pick up a health magazine or turn on the radio, and you’ll likely hear about some new study in which cognitive therapy helped patients just as well — or even better — than drugs did. Even the insurance companies love this “therapy du jour,” for an understandable reason: It usually takes just 10 or 12 sessions to see results.
[READ THE FULL ARTICLE] Do your thoughts drag you down? Cognitive therapists say yes. Are they onto something?