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The ACAT Administration office is based in Dorchester and is contactable Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm:

ACAT
PO Box 6793
Dorchester
DT1 9DL

Phone:  +44 (0)1305 263511

Administration Manager
Susan Van Baars  Email:   susanvanbaars@acat.me.uk
Tuesday and Wednesday | 9am to 5pm

Administrators
Maria Cross  Email: maria.cross@acat.me.uk  ||  admin@acat.me.uk
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday | 9am to 5pm 

Alison Marfell  Email: alison.marfell@acat.me.uk
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday  |  9am to 5pm

Main Office Phone:   +44(0)1305 263511

Projects Officer
Vacant

ACAT is a Registered Charity and a Limited Company Registered in England
Registered Charity No 1141793
Company No 06063084

Registered Office
8 Unity Street, College Green, Bristol BS1 5HH

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ACAT’s Holders of Office
Honorary President: 
Chair of ACAT: Jason Hepple
Vice Chair of ACAT: Robert Watson
Treasurer of ACAT: Stephen White

ACAT's Ambassador
We are pleased to welcome Rosie Cooper MP who became ACAT's first Ambassador in 2014.  Please click on this link for further information about Rosie.

ACAT Committee Chairs / Vice Chairs
Chair of ACAT Training Committee:  Liz Fawkes
Vice Chair of ACAT Training Committee:  Dawn Bennett
Chair of ACAT Exam Board:  Anna Jellema
Acting Chair of Ethics Committee:  Jay Dudley - c/o Maria Cross, ACAT Administrator 
Acting Vice Chair of Ethics Committee:  Henrietta Batchelor
Vice Chair of Supervisor Training:  Steve Potter
Vice Chair Accreditation of Prior Learning:  Sally-Anne Ennis
National External Examiner for Supervisor Training:  Jane Stephens [for all enquiries relating to Supervisor Training]
ACAT/SHU Liaison Representative:  Dawn Bennett
ACAT's UKCP Reps (HIPC):  Jessie Emilion and Sarah Cluley
Research Support Group Co-ordinator:  Robert Watson
Equality and Diversity Committee:  Hilary Brown
Vice Chair of Public and Membership Services:  vacancy
Trainee Representative:  vacancy


Editors of Reformulation (the newsletter for ACAT): email reformulation@acat.me.uk  
Co-Editor: Nicky Kimber Rogal
Co-Editor: Louise Yorke
Editorial Advisor: Rosemary Parkinson

E-Newsletter Editor
Vacant

Contact for Buying ‘CAT Chat’ Videos
Contact: Irene Elia

Contact for Buying the Tony Ryle and CAT Scotland Informal Seminar DVD
Contact:  Alison Marfell   alison.marfell@acat.me.uk

ACAT Website
Website Support: Jon Sloper - email support@acat.me.uk

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News from ACAT

Inaugral Issue of the International Journal of Cognitive Analytic Therapy and Relational Mental Health now available The inaugural issue of this peer reviewed journal is now available...

New Conference Audio Library for ACAT Members ACAT Members can now listen to a collection of audio recordings from ACAT's National Conferences from 2009 - 2015....

Both CAT Practitioners and CAT Psychotherapists count as Psychological Therapists in the Centre for Workforce Intelligence Review The Centre for Workforce Intelligence (CfWI) have recently completed a Department of Health commissioned review of adult psychological therapies to improve workforce planning. Please take the time and opportunity to read the report, and to ensure tha...

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Our Next 23 Events

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12-05-17 Embodiment and Therapeutic Space - offered by CAT ScotlandEmbodiment and Therapeutic Space Embodiment as a creative resource in working with stuck or overwhelming therapeutic and ‘borderline’ relational processes Facilitated by Tim Sheard, CAT Psychotherapist A Two-Day Workshop, Friday 12th M...

15-05-17 Use of CAT in Consultancy 5 Session CAT Approach - offered by CatalyseUse of CAT in Consultancy: The 5-Session CAT Approach: Skills Training Using CAT to inform care planning whilst working jointly with the care co-ordinator and the service user A 2-day workshop led by Angela Carradice & Dawn Bennett Overview of...

19-05-17 ACAT: What gets left behind when we become a therapist?#ACATleft17 Location: Augustana Centre, 30 Thanet Street, London, WC1H 9QH Time: Arrival 9:30am, to run 10am to 5pm Led by Annalee Curran and Elizabeth Wilde McCormick What gets left behind when we become a therapist? A day of inner reflection an...

02-06-17 CAT and Trauma - offered by Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation TrustCognitive Analytic Therapy CPD Afternoon Friday 2nd June 2017 1.30 – 5.30pm Lecture Theatre, Sussex Education Centre, Millview Hospital Site, Nevill Avenue, Hove, BN3 7HY Guest Speaker: Tracy Wade Tracy Wade is a Consultant Clinical Psycholog...

08-06-17 ACAT: Two Day Introduction to CAT#ACATintro617 Introducing Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) A two-day introduction to the skills and concepts in practice, led by Steve Potter and Annalee Curran This highly-rated short course is offered by ACAT for people new to the CAT way of wor...

08-06-17 CAT 2-Day Introductory Workshop - offered by Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation TrustCognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) 2-Day Introductory Workshop Thursday 8th & Friday 9th June 2017 9.30am – 4.00pm Provided by NTW Cognitive Analytic Therapy Service, Centre for Specialist Psychological Therapies, Northumberland, Tyne &...

09-06-17 Introduction to Cognitive Analytic Therapy - offered by Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation TrustAn Introduction to Cognitive Analytic Therapy A two-day course for mental health professionals Friday 9th and Saturday 10th June 2017 Conference Room 2, East Brighton Community Mental Health Centre, Brighton General Hospital, Brighton 9.30am &ndas...

22-06-17 ACAT, Neuroscience and the Self#ACATns17 Venue: IBMS, 12 Coldbath Square, London, EC1R 5HL Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm Jason will spend the morning looking at some ideas from modern neuroscience that consider psychotherapy as a means of reprocessing emotional trauma and see how thes...

27-06-17 ACAT Relational Skills in CAT Supervision Residential.Relational Skills in CAT Supervision A residential, intensive skills training course lasting two and a half days Ladywell Retreat Centre, Ashstead Lane, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1ST 5.00 pm Tuesday, 27th June to 4.00 pm Thursday, 29th June 2017 C...

27-06-17 ACAT Relational Skills in CAT Supervision ResidentialACAT Relational Skills in CAT Supervision Residential 27th June 2017 to 29th June 2017 For futher information please follow this link: http://www.acat.me.uk/course/908/ ...

30-06-17 ACAT: One Day Introduction to Cognitive Analytic Therapy#ACAT1intro17 Time: 10.00 – 17.00 Venue: Friends Meeting House, 79 Eastcott Hill, Swindon, SN1 3JF Presenters: Philippa Coid and Marisol Cavieres This workshop is being re-run following very positive feedback. Previous delega...

14-07-17 Mapping Mortality in CAT - offered by CatalyseMapping Mortality in CAT To explore the ways in which we can work with the difficult conversations about mortality in therapeutic encounters A 1-day workshop led by Mandy Wildman Overview of workshop: As psychotherapists, practitioners and clinic...

15-09-17 ACAT: Two Day Introduction to CAT#ACATintro917 ACAT Introduction to Cognitive Analytic Therapy A two-day introduction to the skills and concepts in practice This highly-rated, short course is offered by ACAT for people new to the CAT way of working Friday, 15th and Saturday, 16t...

15-09-17 A CAT Approach to Organisational Dynamics - offered by CatalyseThe impact of context on relationships at work A 1-day workshop led by Robyn Vesey and Penny Wilson Event Hashtag: #CATorg17 Overview of workshop: This workshop introduces the use of cognitive analytic therapy in understanding organisational dyna...

20-09-17 7th International CAT Conference7th International CAT Conference hosted by ACAT and ICATA 'New Frontiers in CAT Understanding and Practice' Wednesday, 20th September to Saturday, 23rd September 2017 University of Nottingham, Jubilee Campus Conference Hashtag: #IntCAT17 ...

22-09-17 ACAT Annual General Meeting 2017ACAT Annual General Meeting To be held at the University of Nottingham, Jubilee Campus Friday, 22nd September 2017 - 5pm to 6pm (time subject to change) Further information available July 2017 Any enquiries to: Susan Van Baars, ACAT Administratio...

01-10-17 Scotland CAT Practitioner TrainingPractitioner Level Training in Cognitive Analytic Therapy October 2017 - June 2019 Course Directors: Dee Affleck and Jamie Kirkland Applications are invited for places on a 2 year Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) Practitioner Level Training Course. ...

01-10-17 Brighton CAT Practitioner TrainingCognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) Practitioner Training Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust in association with ACAT Closing date for applications: 31st May 2017 CAT Practitioner Training Cognitive analytic therapy is a time limited psychother...

03-10-17 North London CAT Practitioner Training2017-2019 North London CAT Practitioner Training October 2017-August 2019 The course is run by the Haringey Complex Care Team at Halliwick, St Ann’s Hospital which is part of Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust. The course i...

05-10-17 Catalyse CAT Practitioner TrainingPractitioner Training in Cognitive Analytic Therapy organised by Catalyse (formerly known as CAT North) October 2017 to July 2019 https://catalyse.uk.com/training/2017-2019-practitioner-training/ The CAT Practitioner Training is a two year trainin...

14-10-17 Working Collaboratively with Medically Unexplained Symptoms - offered by CAT SouthThe objectives for this one day CPD event are ... to understand the application of CAT principles when working with people who present with disabling or distressing physical symptoms where medical explanation and intervention is inadequate to gain ...

17-11-17 Working with Self-Harm - A relational approach - offered by CatalyseWorking with self-harm: a relational approach A 1-day workshop led by Clive Turpin and Cheryl Delisser Event Hashtag: #CATshr17 Booking options now open Overview of workshop: People who self-harm can present in many health settings from general ...

15-12-17 CAT and the Neurosciences - offered by the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation TrustCognitive Analytic Therapy CPD Afternoon 12.00 to 5.00 pm Our aim is to help us be more aware of how the neurosciences can inform our practice of psychotherapy and what we notice and reflect on during it, and how they can help us understand more ab...

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