Return to Practice + Level 2

Applying for Level 2 Accreditation or EBPT Accreditation at least five years after graduating

If you completed a BABCP Accredited Level 2 CBT or BABCP Accredited EBPT training programme more than 5 years ago and you are applying for Accreditation for the first time, you must provide us with additional evidence that you have maintained or refreshed your CBT knowledge and skills during that period.

You must

  • complete the Level 2 Application form for Accreditation as a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist
  • a copy of your certificate of passing the course
  • complete the Return to practice supplement
  • arrange for a Return to Practice reference to be sent directly by your referee to

Return to Practice Documents

It is essential that you read pages 1 and 3-9 of our Return to Practice Policy for CBT Accreditationbefore completing these documents. The Policy also applies to previously accredited members applying to reinstate their accreditation.

Return to Practice Supplement [Word]

Return to Practice Reference [Word]

Return to Practice - Record of CBT Activity [Word]

Submitting your Application

Please follow the submission instructions here and use the “Other Information” folder for your Return to Practice documents.

When you email to tell us that you have submitted your application, please mention that you are applying using the Return to Practice policy. 

You will be charged the usual fee for Level 2 Accreditation applications. 

First Accreditation Audit

12 months after joining the CBT Register, all accredited members must complete a First Accreditation Audit.

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