The following Conferences are not endorsed by BABCP and are accepted for advertising solely on the principle that they provide CBT or related training.

BABCP Conference 2017

The 45th BABCP Annual Conference and Workshops will be held in Manchester on 25-28th July 2017

More information to follow.


Acceptance and Commitment Therapy/
Contextual Behavoural Science Conference

Building Bridges

Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh

22 to 25 November 2016

Preconference workshops – 22 & 23 November

Two day advanced / intermediate workshop

Dr Robyn Walser, TL Consultation Services / University of California, Berkley and National Centre for PTSD

Beyond the Basics in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Advancing Through Use of the Therapeutic Relationship and Implementing the Processes with Flexibility and Effectiveness

Two-day Introductory Workshop: ACT for CBT Practitioners – Dr Joe Oliver, Contextual Consulting and Dr Richard Bennett, Think Psychology

One-day workshop: Adapting ACT for people with Personality Disorder – Dr Helen Bolderston, Bournemouth University

A further one-day workshop to be confirmed

Two days of conference – 24 & 25 November

The conference theme is ‘Building Bridges’ and we hope to bring together people from research and practice, across a wide range of topics and interests. In addition, we hope to attract people from diverse orientations, including, ACT, but also the mindfulness, MBCT, MBSR, Compassion Focussed Therapy, CBT and humanistic psychotherapy traditions.

The open call for submissions of symposia, in conference workshops / skills classes, posters, panel debates, will be available via the website below.

Key note speakers include
Dr Robyn Walser, Dr Mary Welford, Compassionate Mind Foundation Others to be confirmed

image of a bridge

For registration and submissions