Other Organisational Roles

External Moderator - Richard Cleminson
The External Moderator’s function is to advise and assist the organisation to develop and maintain their training and accrediting processes.

The Chair of the Ethics Committee - Catherine McCarter
The Chair of the Ethics Committee is responsible for conducting investigations and maintaining and reporting upon ethical standards in the practice of CAT.

The Chair of the Panel will provide a report, including, where appropriate, statistics, to the membership of ACAT at each Annual General Meeting, and when required, to UKCP.

ACAT Administrator - Susan Van Baars
The role of ACAT Administrator covers four days a week. The main aspects of the work are around the day to day financial administration of the organisation together with the financial side of the IRRAPT (Psychotherapy training course) and St Thomas courses, all aspects of membership, annual conference administration, liaison with practitioner, skills and psychotherapy trainings, support for ACAT’s main committees such as trustees, training committee, exam board, council of management, AGM etc, website maintenance, general enquiries and liaison. The Administrator also works with the ACAT/SHU Liaison officer providing support and administration of the ACAT/Sheffield Hallam University liaison work, continuing responsibility for student registrations and fees and also reviewing systems, monitoring courses and student status.

Assistant Administrator - Maria Cross
The assistant administrator works with the administrator in the ACAT office three days per week and her key responsibilities are looking after the arrangements and bookings for events and workshops, new UKCP memberships, the administration of supervisor training working with the National External Examiner for Supervisor Training, the Exam Board administration working with the Chair of the Exam Board, as well as general office duties etc.


Contact Details

ACAT Administration Manager:
Susan Van Baars

Maria Cross

Postal Address:
PO Box 6793
United Kingdom

+44(0) 844 800 9496

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