Membership is valid from January 1 of each calendar year. New members who join after 1 November 2017 will receive membership through until 31 December 2018.

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 cognitions is relevant.

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

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Member Benefits

AACBT members enjoy many benefits, such as:

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

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.

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.

Practitioner accreditation: Members of AACBT, based in Australia and who meet the AACBT’s national standards for CBT training and practice, can apply for National Accreditation as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist.

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

International links: AACBT has a reciprocal agreement with international CBT associations located in the UK, USA, Canada and Europe for our members to attend their conferences/congresses at member rates: BABCP (; EABCT (; ABCT (, CACBT (

Benefits with AACBT partners

University Centre for Rural Health (North Coast) CBT Certificate Programs and workshops

Get high quality training in evidence-based CBT therapies to mental health professionals across Australia at all levels. AACBT members receive a 10% discount.

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Webinars

AACBT members receive discounts on Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) webinars. videos

Get videos and resources for therapists, trainers and educators. are offering AACBT members 25% off your first 6-month video subscription. Log into your member area for access.

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 Jan 2018 – Dec 2018
Full New Member $150
Full Renewing Member # (Prior to 31 March 2018 only) $95
Full Time Student Member* $55

# AACBT Ltd members from the previous calendar year who do not complete their renewal prior to 31 January may be required to re-join as a new member

* You must provide proof of your full time student enrolment status to receive the student member discount (please contact

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

New members who join after 1 November 2017, receive membership through until 31 December 2018.

For membership enquiries please contact

Refund Policy
AACBT membership fees are non-refundable.

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.