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Bipolar Disorder


  • Plan ways to increase access to psychological therapies for Bipolar disorder in both primary and secondary care
  • Discuss best practice guidance and ensure adherence to NICE guidelines and latest evidence
  • Increase awareness of efficacy of CBT for Bipolar disorder, and confidence in CBT therapists to deliver such therapy
  • Organise CPD training events for BABCP members
  • Collaborate on research projects relating to psychological mechanisms of Bipolar and CBT and third wave approaches
  • Work with other organisations such as Bipolar UK and International Society for Bipolar Disorders

Committee members

Chair  Thomas Richardson
Secretary Vacant
Treasurer Vacant
Liaison Officer  Elizabeth Tyler


You can join the Bipolar Disorder SIG here (member login required)


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