Are you a member yet? Membership is open to all and is the first step towards accreditation.
Practitioner Accreditation as a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist with BABCP means that you have met our Minimum Training Standards (MTS) and criteria for Accreditation.
If you are a graduate of a BABCP Level 2 accredited training course, you will have met all of our MTS. There is no time limit for applying after you graduate.
To apply for accreditation you must complete and pay for your application to be processed using the form below. If your submission is successful, you will be added to the CBT Register UK and Ireland as an accredited CBT Practitioner
Complete this application form if you graduated from one of our Level 2 accredited courses. Please check the list of Level 2 courses to ensure that your course cohort was accredited when you graduated.
If you did not complete a Level 2 accredited CBT programme, you can find the right application form here. We will let you know if you have completed the wrong form, and you will need to re-submit your application. There may be an administration fee.
If you have previously been accredited with us, you will apply via the Return to Practice route.
Practitioner Accreditation - Level 2 Application Form and Guidelines [Word]
You must -
As soon as you can provide evidence that you have successfully completed your course (see below), you can apply.
If you graduated more than five years ago and have never been accredited, you must provide a Return to Practice Supplement and Reference. You can apply at any time after graduating.
If you graduated after 2017 -
If you graduated before 2017 -
Provide a scanned copy of your certificate. If you are a KSA-route applicant, you must also submit evidence that your portfolio was marked as a ‘pass’.
You must submit a completed Return to Practice Supplement with your Level 2 application. The Return to Practice Policy includes examples and guidance for completion.
You must also arrange for a Return to Practice Professional Reference to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject line should include “[Your name] L2 Professional Reference”. We must receive this within one month of your application submission.
These instructions will tell you how to submit your application and supporting documents - Submitting your application for Level 2 CBT Practitioner Accreditation.