Code of Conduct

You can view the full Code of Ethics & required Standards of Conduct & Performance in the Practice of Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy below.

This code of conduct serves to establish and maintain standards of practice for REBT practitioners, as well as inform and protect clients seeking therapeutic counselling/psychotherapy services.

As you read Code of Conduct document you will note the ‘commonalities’ of ethics and standards with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, leading AREBT and BABCP to have set up a joint Accreditation scheme for those skilled in REBT or RECBT.

As a Professional body AREBT places the names of Professionally Trained Rational Emotive Cognitive Behaviour Therapists on its internal member therapist register. If accredited their details are also detailed on the joint AREBT/BABCP accredited list of RECBT Practitioners at

The Code of Conduct document is divided into two sections.

Section one is written for members of the public to read an overview of the AREBT code of ethics and standards of practice required from its members

Section two is written for members of AREBT to review and agree to the standards of practice required of its members. You can download the PDF here.

AREBT Code of Ethics