Debunking the myths about talking therapies
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Debunking the myths about talking therapies

Matt Broadway-Horner Nurse consultant in Mental health and learning disability, and a cognitive behavioural psychotherapist

People with learning disabilities can benefit from cognitive behavioural therapy to treat anxiety and depression

In my work as a nurse consultant in mental health and learning disability, and as a cognitive behavioural psychotherapist, I have seen positive and significant results in using cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to treat anxiety and depression in people with learning disabilities. I have found it to be effective and not redundant as some healthcare professionals believe.

Mental Health Practice. 25, 4, 8-8. doi: 10.7748/mhp.25.4.8.s5

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