Supervisor Accreditation

If you are experienced as a CBT practitioner and a supervisor, you can have this recognised through Supervisor Accreditation.


To apply you must:

  • be fully accredited with us for a minimum of three years
  • have provided a minimum of 80 hours CBT supervision over the past two years
  • have treated a significant number of clients from a spectrum of complexity and a variety of problem areas using CBT, under regular CBT Supervision
  • be receiving regular Supervisory Supervision. This should total at least five per cent of your overall supervisory practice or one hour per month  
  • have done a minimum of one piece of supervisory CPD per year for the past two years
  • pay the correct fee.  Please check our Accreditation Fees page

Supervisor Accreditation Application Form and Guidelines

Please don't post your application!

Due to Covid-19 we are currently working from home.  We are in the process of updating our forms but in the meantime, please disregard the instructions on the form to post the application and email it instead to  

You can use electronic signatures, or if this isn't possible, you can type your name in the signature boxes.  As long as you submit your application from your own email address, this will serve as the validation of your identity.

Supervisors and other contributors can similarly email their reports and references with or without electronic signatures to  

Supervisor Application Including Guidelines and Criteria [Word]

Sample Supervisor Application Form [PDF]

Supervisory Reference 

This must be completed by your CBT supervisory supervisor. 

Supervisory Reference Form [Word]

Sample Supervisory Reference Form [PDF]

Supervisee’s Feedback Form

This should be completed by between two and five of your supervisees and dated within two years of the application.

Supervisee’s Feedback Form [Word]

Sample Supervisee’s Feedback Form [PDF]

Supervisor CPD

You must complete one piece of CBT supervisory CPD for each of the past two years. You also need to provide Reflective Statements and evidence for the activities. 

The activities need to be specifically related to CBT supervision. 

Acceptable Supervisory CPD activities include -

  • attendance at supervision workshops
  • courses relating to CBT Supervisory Practice and skills
  • attendance at conferences and seminars relating to CBT Supervisory Practice
  • involvement in relevant research
  • relevant publications by youreading relevant books and journals etc.
  • involvement with Supervision SIGs
  • relevant media involvement.
  • hours spent developing CBT Supervision services may count once only.

Providing CBT Supervision, and having Supervisory Supervision don't count as CPD.

Supervisory CPD Reflective Statements

These are best completed soon after completing the activity.  

Supervisory Reflective Statement [Word]

Supervisor Reaccreditation

Your will be invited to make you Reaccreditation Declaration for all your accreditations at the same time - practitioner, supervisor and trainer if you have it.

Supervisor Reaccreditation

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