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Welcome to the Japan Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (JABCT). The JABCT is a non-profit organization and incorporated association which promotes the scientific study and ethical practice in understanding and changing cognitions and behaviours in applied settings. It is a multidisciplinary association for professionals with an interest in research and the application of established and emerging evidence-based Cognitive and Behavior Therapies (CBT) to help bring about emotional, cognitive, and behavioral change. It is the national professional body for practitioners and researchers of cognitive and behavioral psychotherapies in Tokyo Japan. Read More


Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapeutic treatment that helps patients understand the thoughts and feelings that influence behaviors. CBT is commonly used to treat a wide range of disorders, including phobias, addiction, depression and anxiety. Cognitive behavior therapy is generally short-term and focused on helping clients deal with a very specific problem. During the course of treatment, people learn how to identify and change destructive or disturbing thought patterns that have negative influences on behavior. Read More...


JABCT is a national, multi-disciplinary incorporated organization for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Japan. Membership of the JABCT is open to anybody with recognized tertiary qualifications in nurses, counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, and other health professionals as well as students and trainees or areas of expertise where change of behavior and/or cognitions is relevant. JABCT is the only association which accredits CBT therapists. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the practice, theory or development of CBT. Membership makes you part of the CBT community - whether you are a CBT user, a therapist or interested in mental health issues. Read More...


Certifications offered by The Japan Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies (JABCT). The JABCT provides four certifications -- the Certified Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist (CCBT), the Diplomate in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (DCBT), the Certified Clidlren Clinical Psychotherapist (CCCP), and the Certified Cognitive-Behavioral Group Facilitator (CBGF). The criteria established for each credential represents the JABCT's commitment to insuring that only qualified professionals distinguish themselves as competent cognitive-behavioral therapists. Read More...


We implement and support the programs to help Children and Youth who has special needs (such Learning Disorder, ADHD, Autism spectrum, Asperger) pursue and realized their dreams. The Association provides resources, support, and raises awareness for those individuals and groups whose vision includes making the working opportunities and learning abilities for all Children and Youth who seek social help. The Association is specially committed to improving the quality and environment of Special educational Training, Behavior Cognitive Therapy and Child Clinical Psychotherepies in Japan. Read More