On Popular demand Early Bird registration extended to 30th November 2023.

The Asian Cognitive Behaviour Therapies Association (ACBTA) is a permanent member of the World Confederation for Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (WCCBT) and it holds its regional conference every two to three years. The 7th conference was held online in 2021 at Kuala Lampur, Malaysia. Prior to that ACBTA conferences have been held in Bangladesh (2018), China (2015), Japan (2013), South Korea (2011), Thailand (2008) and Hong Kong (2006). The 8th conference has been re-named as 'Congress' and will be hosted by the Indian Association for Cognitive Behavior Therapy (IACBT). It will be held offline in New Delhi, India from 28th February to 2nd March 2024.

The Theme for the 8th ACBTA Congress is ‘Cognitive Behavioural Therapies Across Illness & Health:
Advances, Challenges & Way forward.

A dedicated theme for each day of the Congress has been decided around which that day’s program will be focused:

  • Pre-Congress Day: 28th February 2024 - CBT for Psychological Traumatic Life Events.
  • Day 1: 29th February 2024 - CBT for Mental Disorders & Specific Illnesses.
  • Day 2: 1st March 2024 - Current Trends in Cultural Adaptations to CBT
  • Day 3: 2nd March 2024 - Standards in CBT Practice, Training & Supervision in Asia

  • Be part of the biggest offline Asian CBT event in the post-Covid world.
  • Opportunity for CBT practitioners and mental health experts in the Asian region as well as the West to present their latest research, ideas and experiences.
  • Get attractive discounts on courses by the Beck Institute, USA and Bespoke Mental Health, UK.
  • Opportunity for discussing the current situation and deliberating on future issues in mental health and evidence-based psychotherapy.
  • A chance to learn from some of the biggest CBT experts from around the world.
  • Publication of abstracts and selected full papers in indexed Journals and edited books by reputed International publishers.
  • Exciting awards and recognition for outstanding work in the domains of CBT practice, research and training.
  • RCI CRE approved.

Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) Professionals for CRE – Credits, kindly visit RCI website https://rciregistration.nic.in/rehabcouncil/CreCalendarnew.jsp and search AIIMS, then you will be prompted to click the registration process. If not registered, CRE points will not be credited.

RCI CRE Points
Resource person / Keynote Speaker 15
(per session of 2 hours)
Not more than 15 points
maximum per conference
Paper Presentation 10 Maximum of 10 points
Poster Presentation 10 Maximum of 10 points
Participants 1.5 point Per hour Maximum 8 point Per day