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The British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies is the lead organisation for CBT in the UK and Ireland.

A registered charity with many thousands of members, BABCP aims to promote the practice, theory and development of CBT.

Membership is made up of a wide cross section of health professionals, including nurses, trainees, occupational therapists, counsellors, psychologists and psychiatrists, as well as CBT users and interested members of the public.

BABCP accredits CBT therapists; has a network of branches and special interest groups; publishes a magazine, e-journal and scientific journal and hosts Annual and Spring conferences.