These links are provided as a resource if you have decided that Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is an approach that you want to explore further.
We should stress that this is not a decision you have to make yourself. Your Occ Health, GP or Peer Support Programme (if available) will all help you to decide what course of action, if any, you might pursue.
There are a number of organisations (in the UK) which oversee the practice of CBT.
British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
The BABCP is the lead organisation for CBT in the UK and Ireland. You will find information relating to qualified CBT practitioners in your locality.
The BABCP is a registered charity with many thousands of members, BABCP aims to promote the practice, theory and development of CBT. Membership is made up of a wide cross section of health professionals (not just psychologists), who offer CBT, as well as CBT users and interested members of the public.
British Psychological Society
The British Psychological Society is the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK. You will find information relating to qualified clinical psychologists offering therapy in your area. Clinical psychologists may offer a range of services, including CBT.
Health and Care Professions Council
In the UK the Health and Care Professions Council maintains and publishes a public register of properly qualified members of the professions including those who offer CBT to the public. Before accepting treatment, it is important to check that the psychologist, or psychotherapist you have identified is also listed on this register.
CBT. If you think that this might be an appropriate route for you, here are some points of contact.