Are you a member yet? Membership is open to all and is the first step towards accreditation.
Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist Accreditation with the BABCP demonstrates to the public and to employers that you meet our high standards of training and experience in CBT.
You will appear as Accredited on the CBT Register UK and Ireland once you have been awarded Accreditation. You will be asked to submit your First Accreditation Audit in 12 months.
If you have completed a Level 2 BABCP Accredited course you should complete a Level 2 Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist Accreditation Application form.
If you completed a BPS accredited Clinical Psychology Doctorate please click here.
If you have previously been accredited with us, you will apply via the Return to Practice for Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapists route.
To become Accredited as a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, you must -
Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist Accreditation Application Form [Word] - All applications submitted after 30th September 2023 must be using the latest version of the application form.
Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist Accreditation Guidelines [PDF] - This document provides guidance for therapists wishing to become BABCP accredited as a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist. You should refer to this document if you graduated from a BABCP accredited Level 1 training programme or a non-accredited course.
EEDI Reflective Statement [Word]
You must supply a Supervisor's Report - Supervisor's Report [Word]
You must supply a Professional Reference, this must be from a different person to the author of your Supervisor's Report - Professional Reference [Word]
Criterion 3 of the Application form asks for you to provide evidence of 8 training cases. You can find more information about these in the Guidelines.
Closely supervised cases - if you need to provide evidence of further closely supervised cases, you and your supervisor should consult Close Supervision Guidelines.
Case studies – if you need to complete further case studies after your training, please consult our Case Study Guidelines. These include guidance on how to find a suitable assessor and an optional feedback sheet which independent assessors may choose to use when marking your case studies.
Please don't send anything to us by post. These instructions will tell you how to submit your application and supporting documents online.
Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist Accreditation - Online Document Submission Instructions