Professional Bodies

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

Tel. 01254 875 277

Promotes the development of the theory and practice of behavioural and cognitive psychotherapies. Provides details of all officially accredited CBT Therapists – all listed practionners are accredited members of either the British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP), which is the lead organisation for CBT in the UK and Ireland, or the Association for Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (AREBT)

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

Tel: 0870 443 5252

Provides an online search facility for accredited counsellors and psychotherapists in the UK

Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) Association


The professional Association of EMDR clinicians and researchers in the United Kingdom and Ireland

The British Psychological Society (BPS)

Tel. 0116 254 9568

Publishes a directory of chartered psychologists across the UK, who may practice CBT.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS)


Provides information and resources regarding child and adolescent mental health issues

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)


Provides independent, authoritative and evidence-based guidance on the most effective ways to prevent, diagnose and treat disease and ill health helping to reduce inequalities and variation