We know that IAPT (that’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies!) can be a world of acronyms that leaves you feeling a bit confused, so we have put together a glossary of commonly used terms and other definitions to help you make sense of it all.

For general terms relating to mental health, written by young people for other young people, see the Anna Freud centre’s website.

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There are 1 names in this directory beginning with the letter A.
Accreditation
A way for someone working in a particular area to get recognition and confirmation of their ability by a respected organisation. For example, therapists working with young people might be accredited by BABCP or BACP.