Supervisor Accreditation


Supervisor Accreditation

You can apply for Supervisor Accreditation if you are an experienced and accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist providing CBT supervision.

The Accreditation provides recognition of high quality CBT supervision. This doesn’t currently include supervising EBPT therapists or Wellbeing Practitioners.


To apply you must

  • be accredited with us for a minimum of three years
  • have provided a minimum of 80 hours CBT supervision over the past two years of your practice. If you have had time out of practice in that period, please include a note with the application form explaining this. 
  • have treated 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 within one month of submitting your application. Please check our Accreditation Fees page for costs and how to pay

Supervisor Accreditation Application Form and Guidelines

Please follow the Guidelines and submit your application by email to

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

Please click "enable editing" on top of the form to view the form correctly.

Supervisor Application Including Guidelines and Criteria [Word]


Some of the documents you will submit with your application require signatures from other people. We are in the process of updating our documents to incorporate electronic signatures.  In the meantime, here is some guidance on how to validate a document or provide proof of identity if signatures aren't possible.

Signature Guidance

Supervisory Reference 

This must be completed by your CBT supervisory supervisor. 

Supervisory Reference Form [Word]

Supervisory Reference Sample [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 Feedback Form [Word]

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 you
  • reading 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.

Supervisor Reaccreditation

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