Umbrella associations for CBT represented in the committee of the World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies, WCBCT:

For the US and North America: Tom Ollendick ( ) and Marie-jane Eimer (

For Australia: Sarah Egan (

For the Asian Associations: Jung Hye Kwon (

For South America: Luis Perez (

For Europe: Rod Holland Rod Holland (


Related organisations:

(in alphabetical order)

Albert Ellis Insitute 

Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies, ABCT

Australian Psychological Society

The European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies: ESTSS, established in 1993, is the European network for professionals in the field of psychotraumatology.

International Union of Psychological Science:
The mission of the Union is the development, representation and advancement of psychology as a basic and applied science nationally, regionally, and internationally

World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation: the WAPR is at the same time a scientific society, a multi-disciplinary professional organisation and an advocacy association. This is because the primary aim of the WAPR is to provide to all stakeholders a forum for an ongoing discussion of the relevant issues concerning the long-term mental health care.