Who can become Beck Certified?

Individuals who are licensed health or mental health professionals are eligible to apply for certification. If you live in an area where licensure is not required, you may still be eligible.

What does it mean to be certified?

Beck Institute is the source for Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Our certification program is designed by the Drs. Beck and leading clinicians in the field to encourage excellence in CBT.  Beck Institute Certified Clinicians have completed high-level training, supervision, and an evaluation process, demonstrating competence in core CBT techniques. 

When will certification be available?

Certification will be available in 2019. Register your interest to be notified as soon as it is available.

Will my past Beck Institute training count toward Beck Certification?

Yes, past Beck Institute training certificates can be submitted with a certification application.

Do Beck online training courses count towards certification?

Yes, Beck Institute online training certificates can be submitted with your application.

Once I’m certified, am I certified for life?

No, certification is valid for five years. After five years, you must submit a therapy session recording for review in order to be re-certified.

What do I get when I’m certified?

When certified, you will receive a signed certificate, have access to resources provided by Beck Institute, and invitations to attend exclusive Beck Institute-sponsored events. In addition, you will be included in our public therapist directory and be eligible to receive referrals from Beck Institute.