Talk about your options and the pros and cons of various drugs before you decide. It is particularly helpful for people who are attempting to lose weight or maintain a weight loss. It is practical and solution oriented, with the goal of helping you to rework the way you think about and therefore react to different situations. Cognitive behavior therapy is not about sitting on a therapist's couch for years exploring early childhood experiences.
Some of these medications can be addictive and have a variety of side effects, so be sure to thoroughly discuss with your practitioner any plans to take an antianxiety drug.