10th Annual CACBT Conference -  Halifax, Nova Scotia

Our 10th annual conference of the CACBT- ACTCC, entitled “CBT Knowledge and Dissemination,” will highlight the important role of dissemination.  The three-day conference will begin with a full-day preconvention workshop on May 21 on psychological and neurobiological mechanisms of exposure-based therapy, including recent advances in inhibitory learning theory, presented by Dr. David Tolin. Read More... 

Important Dates/Information:

  • Registration: TBA
  • Symposium & Oral Submission Deadline: EXTENDED: February 28, 2020 (5pm EST)
  • Poster Submission Deadline: February 28, 2020 (5pm EST)
  • Student Travel Award Application: February 28, 2020 (5pm EST)
  • Poster Award Submission Deadline: TBA
  • Sponsorship & Exhibitor Deadline: April 15, 2020


About the CACBT

CACBT-ACTCC is a national organization developed by a group of Canadian mental health practitioners involved in the practice and theory of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT). As the important role of cognitive and behavioural therapies in the treatment of a wide range of mental health conditions has been established, the Association has focused on training, advancement of knowledge, advocacy, and accreditation in CBT.  Read More...

Become a Member

View our Invitation for New Members

Applications for 2020 Membership opened Nov. 15th, 2019
($125 annual for Full Members or $60 annual for Students, plus applicable taxes)


CACBT-ACTCC grants certification to clinicians who have demonstrated advanced training and skill in cognitive-behavioural therapy. The purpose of certification is to indicate to other clinicians, consumers, relevant stakeholders, and the Canadian public that a clinician has the expertise to practice as a  cognitive-behavioural therapist.

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National Guidelines for Training in CBT

CACBT-ACTCC has developed training guidelines outlining what we believe to be are minimal standards to ensure proper training in the implementation of CBT.  The National Guidelines for Training in CBT were developed 2019 and officially released at the 9th Annual Conference in Montreal on May 4, 2019. These guidelines are applicable to individuals who are in professional training or who want to develop their competencies in CBT. Our goal in the coming year will be to develop strategies to disseminate more broadly. We invite you to share this page with individuals you feel would benefit from these Guidelines. Read more...