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BABCP is the lead organisation for CBT in the UK and Ireland. We have more than 14,000 members - including nurses, counsellors, psychologists, psychiatrists and other health professionals as well as students and trainees.

Membership benefits

Joining BABCP makes you part of a CBT community and the lead organisation for promoting the advancement of CBT.

Benefits include:

  • Preferential rates at nationally organised Annual and Spring Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and CPD events, with many delivered free of charge
  • Free copies of the membership magazine CBT Today
  • Free copies of the journal Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapy and free access to our online journal the Cognitive Behaviour Therapist - plus the opportunity to submit and publish articles for these high-quality peer-reviewed journals
  • Access to a wide range of live and recorded CPD Webinars
  • Access to a wide range of information and services via the BABCP website
  • Membership of a lively network of regional Branches and Special Interest Groups who organise their own CPD events
  • The opportunity to become accredited as a CBT psychotherapist, trainer or supervisor, which is available to members who meet specific criteria
  • Automatic membership of the European Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Therapies, (EABCT)  and the European community, allowing members to attend the annual European Congress and tri-annual World Congress at preferential rates
  • Automatic membership to the World Confederation of Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (WCCBT) making you part of a global body and the resources it provides.
  • Exclusive preferential rates for professional liability and indemnity insurance cover with Balens Ltd.

Membership

Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the practice, theory or development of CBT. There are different fee rates available but all membership has the same status. Please check the current membership fees before applying. 

If you want to apply for PWP Registration, BABCP membership is included in this service. Please see our PWP Registration section for more details.

Existing members should not re-apply online for memberships. Current members can log in to their account or alternatively contact the membership team.  

Standard Rate Membership

 Please select from the options:

Student Rate Membership

If you are a student, you can enjoy all the benefits of BABCP membership at a reduced rate. Journal access is online rather than as a physical copy.

Associate Rate Membership

This is aimed at retired CBT practitioners and applicants from developing countries. 

Reduced Rate Membership

A reduced rate is available to members not in receipt of income or earning below the NHS Grade 5 threshold. Further details on eligibility and evidence required are included on the reduced rate application form.

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