Yes, yes ,yes! You perfectly encapsulated all of my thoughts on CBT. It never helped me at all. It was so frustrating to spend my weeks analyzing myself with no results. I found a therapist a year ago who focuses on mindfulness and Internal Family Systems, which is a newer therapy modality that uses mindfulness as well.
Supposedly CBT helps people, according to the research, but it probably did more harm than good for me.
Thanks for writing this! So insightful and articulate!