Membership

Membership is valid for 12 months from date of joining with a 12-month rolling subscription.

Membership of the AACBT is open to anybody with recognised tertiary qualifications in psychology, medicine, education, social work, occupational therapy, speech therapy, dentistry, nursing or other qualifications or areas of expertise where change of behaviour and/or cognition is relevant.

Membership is national and entitles access to member events and benefits across Australia.

FREE AACBT STUDENT MEMBERSHIP FOR 12 MONTHS!

AACBT is offering 12-months free student membership to currently enrolled students. AACBT provides evidence-based knowledge, practice, research, and training of established and emerging evidence-based behavioural and cognitive therapies, including traditional cognitive and cognitive-behavioural therapies, applied behaviour analysis and other behavioural therapies, and mindfulness based behavioural and cognitive therapies.

This initiative is fostering the future of CBT in Australia by supporting current student members and engaging new student members of AACBT.

All new student members will include a 12-month free trial at the start of their student membership subscription.

This initiative is fostering the future of CBT in Australia by supporting current student members and engaging new student members of AACBT. It is designed to maximise the CBT knowledge and resources available to students during their training. 
Existing 2022 student members had their membership extended for 12 months, and new student members will include a 12-month free trial at the start of their student membership subscription. 

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Member Benefits

AACBT members enjoy many benefits, such as:

CBT Treatment Guides and Workbooks: All AACBT Members receive free access to a range of CBT texts and treatment manuals from the Oxford Clinical Psychology range. Featuring Therapist Guides and Workbooks, the range communicates evidence-based interventions in mental health and behavioural medicine to clinicians on the frontlines of practice. This is the complete list (as at September 2021).

Behaviour Change Journal: Full members receive free online access to the our highly regarded scientific journal, published quarterly.

Member discounts with Australian Academic Press: Receive a 20% discount off all titles published by Australia’s premier psychology publisher, from their page – using the code “AACBT618”.

Member discounts with Woodslane: Woodslane has partnered with AACBT to provide members with a 20% discount off all titles, using the code available on our discounts page.

International and national workshops: The AACBT sponsors high profile workshops presented by well-known internationally renowned speakers. Members receive entry at significantly discounted rates. Members receive **free** access to recorded webinars.

Local workshops and seminars: Each state branch hosts local events throughout the year, including pub discussions, master classes and workshops. Members receive free entry or entry at significantly discounted rates. Members receive **free** access to recorded webinars.

Conferences: A national conference held every year showcases high profile national and international speakers and CBT oriented research across Australia. Members receive attendance at significantly discounted rates.

International links: AACBT has a reciprocal agreement with international CBT associations located around the globe for our members to attend their conferences/congresses at member rates:

  • World Confederation of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (WCCBT)
  • British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)
  • European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (EABCT)
  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) [North America]
  • Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (CACBT)
  • Aotearoa New Zealand Association for Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (AnzaCBT)
  • AACBT has been the affiliated Australian Chapter of The Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) since 1989

Benefits with AACBT partners

Australian Academic Press

Receive a 20% discount off all titles published by Australia’s premier psychology publisher, from this page – you will need to use the discount code “AACBT618”.

Woodslane

Woodslane has partnered with AACBT to provide members with a 20% discount off all titles – the discount code is available here for members. Visit the Woodslane website to view our resources.

Membership Details

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Who can join?
Membership of the AACBT is open to anybody with recognised qualifications in a field relevant to change of behaviour and/or cognitions. These include but are not limited to psychology, medicine, education, social work, occupational therapy, speech therapy, dentistry and nursing.

Full time students of relevant fields are also welcome as associate members.

Membership Fees*

12 months from date of joining
Full New Member $175
Full Renewing Member # $130
Student Member** ^ $55

# AACBT Ltd members must renew their subscription within the renewal period (28 days) from the previous cycle, if not renewed subscriptions default to new.

*  Prices as at 1 September 2023.

** You must provide proof of your student enrolment status to receive the student member discount – you include your documentation as an upload. Your documentation is removed from the AACBT system after review and is not retained.

^ Student membership includes a free trial for the first 12 months of subscription, then will renew at student member rates.

Note: If you pay by credit card your statement will show a payment to AACBT Georges Hall.

Contact
For membership enquiries please contact info@aacbt.org.au

Refund Policy
AACBT membership fees are non-refundable.

Privacy
AACBT recognises that the privacy and security of personal information is important to our members. We respect the confidentiality and security of your personal information and we are committed to protecting it at all times. We undertake not to disclose any of the information you provide to a third party.

Promotion

Please note that membership of AACBT is not an endorsement or accreditation of skill, and should not be used to promote or imply such.

Prior approval must be sought to use the AACBT logo/s in any professional or commercial capacity.

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