About the WCBCT

Discussions of the development of a World Confederation of Behaviour and Cognitive Therapy are currently taking place within theWorld Congress Committee (WCC) in Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies which was established in 1995 to agree the venue for forthcoming World Congresses in Behaviour and Cognitive Therapy and assist in the organisation of these events. Since 1995 world congresses have been held every three years in:

1st WCBCT – Copenhagen, Denmark, 1995
2nd WCBCT – Acapulco, Mexico, 1998
3rd WCBCT – Vancouver, Canada, 2001
4th WCBCT – Kobe, Japan, 2004
5th WCBCT – Barcelona, Spain, 2007
6th WCBCT – Boston, USA, 2010
7th WCBCT – Lima, Peru, 2013
8th WCBCT – Melbourne, Australia 2016


The next World Congress of Behaviour and Cognitive Therapy (WCBCT2019) will take place in Berlin in 2019 and the 2022 congress will be held in South Korea on Jeju Island 


There are currently six member organisations of the WCC who are involved in the discussion of a World Confederation