Application Process: Standard Application Criteria
In partnership with the DBT Linehan Board of Certification (DBT-LBC), the Society for DBT in the UK and Ireland require the following for accreditation as a DBT Therapist:
The application process is a three step process.
Stage 1 Submit your application, training record and mindfulness log using the online application process. Request a report from your supervisor which must also be submitted online. Please ask your supervisor to click on the ‘Supervisor Report page’ link below and complete the required information.
Stage 2 Submit your formulation and chain of treatment interfering behaviour using the online application process.
Stage 3 Finally you will be asked to submit recordings of three consecutive sessions of individual therapy.
At present, to apply for accreditation through the SfDBT you must be practicing in the UK or Ireland. If you wish to be accredited in DBT and are not in these geographic areas, please contact the Linehan Institute to enquire about your options.
When submitting your case conceptualisation and therapist interfering behaviour, please follow the format of the examples closely.
THE COST: At each stage of the application process you are required to pay a fee of £70. Fee total = £210
The accreditation period is for 10 years once you are approved as an accredited therapist.
To begin the application process go to the ONLINE APPLICATION PAGE