Research Conference - organised jointly by ACAT and Catalyse
1st March 2019


#CATres19

The second, joint, one day Research Conference organised by ACAT and Catalyse

The Research Journey from Start to Finish – Motivating to Motivated


Venue: Institute of Biomedical Science, 12 Coldbath Square, London, EC1R 5HL

Overview of the day

  • To hear about research projects that are in the pipeline.
  • To make contacts and network with experienced researchers in the CAT community.
  • A chance to explore your own research ideas in a small group with an experienced facilitator.

Who is it for?

  • CAT therapists, CAT trainees, and others who are interested in keeping up to date with the evidence base for CAT
  • Anyone interested in expanding the research evidence base for CAT.
  • Active CAT researchers.

Programme - updated 5 February

9.00am        Coffee and registration

9.30am        Introduction to the Day

9.40am        “Can we create ACE (Attached Compassionate Empathic) nurses with the use of a CAT/CFT based student nurse supervision group”.

Stephen Taylor, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Psychological Medicine and Cognitive Analytic Therapist, Honorary   lecturer in mental health nursing at the University of West London.

10.10am      “Would you like to come with us? - A CAT informed Group Programme for the very stuck”

Dr Liza Messing, Principal Clinical Psychologist and MAP clinical lead, and Dr Leon Simpson. Senior Clinical Psychologist, both from BEH (Barnet, Enfield and Haringey) MHT.

10.40am      “Mapping the making of maps: A qualitative investigation of how CAT diagrams are made”.

Dr Steve Jefferis is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Course Director for the Northumberland, Tyne and Wear CAT Practitioner Training, and Clinical Lead for the NTW CAT Service.   This talk will give an account of a piece of research supervised by Steve and carried out by a DClinPsy trainee, and will include a presentation of the findings as well as reflections on the experience of undertaking qualitative research in CAT and the challenges of working within the structure of a DClinPsy research program.

11.10am      Coffee

11.40am      “CATCH-Y Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Containing self-Harm in Young People: Developing a brief intervention for young people who harm themselves.  With a focus on Co-production”

Dr Samantha Hartley, Senior Clinical Psychologist based at the Hope and Horizon Adolescent Inpatient Units and  Nathan Randles.  Dr Hartley works as part of the Pennine Care Young People's Mental Health Research Unit; developing and delivering projects in collaboration with academic partners and public involvement.  She currently holds a HEE/NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic Clinical Lectureship with Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust and The University of Manchester and is a CAT Practitioner Trainee.  Mr Nathan Randles is a social media apprentice and young people engagement worker at Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust. He has a wealth of experience in engaging young people and the public in mental health research and service delivery, within both health and local community contexts. Mr Randles will lead on the public involvement elements of the project, contribute to participant recruitment initiatives and ensure effective dissemination of the findings to young people and other stakeholders.

12.10pm     ACAT Research Strategy discussion

12.40pm     Lunch (provided)

1.45pm       Small Group Discussions

The afternoon session will bring delegates together for facilitated small group work designed around the needs of those attending. Provisional groups (to be confirmed)

Group 1: People who have an idea that they want to develop - with Mark Evans

Group 2: Developing early research designs e.g. feasibility studies - with Barney Dunn

Group 3: Qualitative and process research methods in CAT - with Glenys Parry

Group 4: People who know little about research but want to know more - with Frank Margison

3.00pm        Tea and coffee

3.30pm        “Key Steps from being a Promising New Therapy to being part of the Evidence Base – what can CAT learn from other new therapies?”

Professor Barney Dunn, CAT Practitioner, Professor of Clinical Psychology, NIHR Career Development Fellow, Mood Disorders Centre, University of Exeter.  Barney will examine what CAT can learn from recently established evidence based therapies (e.g. Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy) and also discuss steps involved in developing new therapies, such as the Augmented Depression Therapy he is working on. 

4.15pm        Summary of the day

4.30pm        Close


Free Places for Budding Researchers

ACAT is offering three free places on the day for those planning a research project in CAT.  To apply, please send a project description, in no more than 2000 words, to alisonjenaway@gmail.com.  The description should include:

  • Your main research question
  • Why it is important
  • The method you are planning to use to answer it
  • Any previous work/publications that you would be building on
  • The next steps you intend to take to get the project off the ground.

It should be a realistic project that you would like to develop and would lead to a publication.  It may be possible to link you up with a mentor to help you progress with it, if needed.  Successful applicants will be invited to present their project at a future ACAT research day.  Deadline for responses is 10th January 2019.

 

How to book

  • Book and pay by personal credit or debit card online instantly through the Book Now section below
  • To pay by invoice (purchase order number required) please email attaching the booking form (download via Event Documents below) to:  alison.marfell@acat.me.uk
  • To pay by cheque please post your completed booking form (download via Event Documents below) and cheque to:  ACAT, PO Box 6793, Dorchester, DT1 9DL


Enquiries

Email:  alison.marfell@acat.me.uk                 Telephone:  01305 263511

 

Terms and Conditions

For event terms and conditions please visit https://www.acat.me.uk/page/acat+events+terms+and+conditions

Booking

You can book this event online if you are registered or logged into this site. Click here to register or log in using the boxes at the top of this page.

Cost


Details and Booking Information

1st March 2019

You can book this event online if you are registered or logged into this site. Click here to register or log in using the boxes at the top of this page.

Our Next 19 CPD Events

View all courses

28-02-19 Managing Work Pressure - offered by NECATNECAT (North East Cognitive Analytic Therapy) Managing Work Pressure 1-day workshop led by, Thursday 28th February 2019 9.30am – 4.30pm Developing our personal awareness of the pressures created by high level managers and discovering how to...

01-03-19 Research Conference - organised jointly by ACAT and Catalyse#CATres19 The second, joint, one day Research Conference organised by ACAT and Catalyse The Research Journey from Start to Finish – Motivating to Motivated Venue: Institute of Biomedical Science, 12 Coldbath Square, London, EC1R 5HL Overvi...

08-03-19 ACAT: Out of control sexual behaviour#ACAToocs19 Out of control sexual behaviour: A CAT informed relational approach to assessment, formulation, and intervention, and how to engender affirmative sexual desire Presented by Robert Watson See Robert's latest blog on this topic at:...

09-03-19 CAT Nature Retreat - offered by CAT CumbriaWho? This event will be facilitated by Vannessa Tobin & Caroline Dower Where? Rydal Hall, Rydal, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9LX https://rydalhall.org When? Saturday 9th March 2019 – 10.00am – 5.00pm (coffee ...

11-03-19 How to run a successful private practice: all you need to know - offered by Become PsychologyHow to run a successful private practice: all you need to know Workshop presented by Dr Robert Watson, Clinical Psychologist, Accredited Cognitive Analytic Therapist & Supervisor, & Vice-Chair of the Association for Cognitive Analytic Therap...

15-03-19 ACAT: CAT for psychosis: a relational approachPresented by: Dr Claire Seddon, CAT practitioner & Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Mersey Care Early Intervention for Psychosis (EIP) Service and Dr Alex Perry, CAT practitioner & Lead Clinical Psychologist, Aspire EIP Leeds #ACATrelpsy19 ...

27-03-19 Trainers and Supervisors Meeting#ACATtrain19 ACAT's Annual Meeting of Trainers and Supervisors Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th March 2019 St Anne's College, University of Oxford, OX2 6HS From 12 noon on Wednesday to 4.30pm Thursday The meeting, in its inspiring and we...

29-03-19 ACAT: CAT with Couples#ACATcoup19 Times: 9:30am – 4:30pm Venue: Institute of Biomedical Science, 12 Coldbath Square, London, EC1R 5HL Overview and aims This day is aimed at individual and couple therapists who would like to work within a CAT model as well as at ...

29-03-19 Forensic CAT Conference - offered by Tees, Esk and Wear Valley NHS Trust (TEWV)Shared Thinking Space: Innovations in Reflective Practice in Forensic Settings Friday 29th March 2019 #CATfor19 Hosted by Ridgeway Hospital, Tees, Esk and Wear Valley NHS Trust (TEWV) The Grand, York 9am-5pm with lunch and refreshments provided...

04-04-19 ACAT: Understanding and resolving ruptures in the therapeutic relationshipUnderstanding and resolving ruptures in the therapeutic relationship: a practical skills workshop Presented by Robert Watson #ACATrup19 Venue: Institute of Biomedical Science, 12 Coldbath Square, London, EC1R 5HL Overview / aims Decades of psych...

05-04-19 States and Self States - offered by CatalyseStates, Self-states & State Shifts: mapping & working with complexity using CAT’s Multiple Self States Model A one-day workshop led by Sarah Littlejohn and Dawn Bennett #CATmssm19 Overview of workshop: Individual clinicians and team...

05-04-19 ACAT: Obsessions and Transformations in CATObsessions and Transformations in CAT Presented by Jason Hepple Timings: Arrival 9:30am, start 10:00am, finish 4:30pm Venue: Pembroke College, Oxford Jason would like you to join him in a day of two parts: Morning: Working with obsessionality i...

30-04-19 How to run a successful private practice: all you need to know - offered by Become PsychologyHow to run a successful private practice: all you need to know Workshop presented by Dr Robert Watson, Clinical Psychologist, Accredited Cognitive Analytic Therapist & Supervisor, & Vice-Chair of the Association for Cognitive Analytic Therap...

10-05-19 Free CPD Day - offered by University of ExeterCognitive Analytic Therapy - Free CPD Event Friday 10th May 2019 9:30am to 4.00pm University of Exeter Elizabeth Wilde McCormick How to enjoy writing a prose reformulation Jason Hepple Working with Obsessionality and Overvalued ideas Louise Yorke ...

11-05-19 The Five Session Approach - offered by CAT CumbriaCAT Cumbria aims to increase access to CAT in the Lake District and be a support network for CAT therapists in rural areas. Date & Time: Saturday, May 11th, 2019, 10am – 4.30pm. Venue: Hawkshead, near Ambleside. Overlooking fells and Esth...

17-05-19 ACAT: Embodied Presence and the Observing SelfEmbodied Presence and the Observing Self Regulating Affect, Processing Experience and Enhancing Inner Attunement Based on practices used with patients derived from the published work of psychotherapists informed by interpersonal neurobiology #ACAT...

17-05-19 One day conference celebrating 25 years of CAT Practitioner Training in the North - Catalyse#CAT25conf Catalyse invites you to celebrate 25 years of CAT Practitioner Training in the North One day conference on Friday 17th May 2019 Chancellors Hotel & Conference Centre, Manchester This one day conference aims to share, acknowledge and ...

13-06-19 Working with Unmanageable Feelings - offered by Catalyse#CATUM19 Presenters: Glenys Parry and Marisol Cavieres Venue: Chancellor's, Manchester More information to follow...

12-07-19 CAT & EMDR - offered by Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust“Taking a relational approach to working with trauma: drawing on EMDR and CAT” Over the day we will explore the integration of CAT and EMDR drawing on various strands of theory and practice. We will introduce Interpersonal Neurobiology (...

Help

This site has recently been updated to be Mobile Friendly. We are working through the pages to check everything is working properly. If you spot a problem please email support@acat.me.uk and we'll look into it. Thank you.