ACAT has contributed a research grant to a research group based at the University of Liverpool consisting of researchers, clinicians and experts-by-experience across the North of the UK with a focus on looking at CAT with individuals who have experiences of psychosis. This grant is supporting a case series.

A project by this group has been a ‘Delphi study’. One question concerning the use of CAT in psychosis is whether the traditional model needs to be adapted or revised at all in light of this population. One way to start to answer this question is to look at the therapists who already have experience of using CAT or CAT informed approaches for psychosis and to try and capture their experiences of whether or how they adapt this model. Our Delphi study is therefore using a series of surveys to help generate a consensus amongst a sample of clinicians about how CAT is used in this context. The study started is now completed and under review for publication.  

For further information please contact Dr Peter Taylor P.J.Taylor@liverpool.ac.uk

Curling, L., Kellett S., & Totterdell P. Treatment of Morbid Jealousy with Cognitive Analytic Therapy: An Adjudicated Hermeneutic Single Case Efficacy Design Evaluation    

 

The Delphi study on using CAT with psychosis is now published open access – link is

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/papt.12119/full

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Current Research Using a CAT approach to make sense of psychosis CAT and Psychosis Team based Interventions with 5 session CAT consultancy RCT of CAT with adolescent and borderline patients Integrating Embodied Awareness into CAT Comparison of Treatment of Anorexia in Adults with CAT Case Series Research - in intellectual disability (community and forensic) services Research Awaiting Publication CAT & Psychosis Deconstruction of CAT Development and evaluation of cognitive analytic guided self-help (CAT-SH) for use in IAPT services How change is enabled during cognitive analytic therapy: An exploratory study of the treatment of depression The case formulation task in psychotherapy Therapists’ Construction and Application of the Reformulation Diagram in Clinical Practice Understanding SDRs in CAT CAT Sequential Diagrammatic Reformulation (SDR) to explore service users' experience of CAT formulation: a qualitative thesis project Bipolar Trial: CATBiD: A phase one randomised controlled study of Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Bipolar Affective Disorder Recently Published Research and Research Presentations A Feasibility Trial of Group Cognitive Analytic Music Therapy in Secure Hospital Settings (2014) Assessment of identity disturbance: Factor Structure and validation of the Personality Structure Questionnaire (PSQ) in an Italian sample CAT and Psychosis Cognitive Analytic Therapy for high-risk sexual behaviour Is Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) effective in treating Hoarding Disorder? Testing the Effectiveness of Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Hypersexuality Disorder: An Intensive Time-Series Evaluation Cognitive analytic therapy: A review of the outcome evidence base for treatment Group Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Female Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse An eight-eyed version of Hawkins and Shohet’s clinical supervision model: the addition of the cognitive analytic therapy concept of the ‘observing eye/I’ as the ‘observing us’ Outcomes of cognitive analytic therapy delivered by trainees Treatment of Paranoid Personality Disorder with Cognitive Analytic Therapy - A Mixed Methods Single Case Experimental Design Team Consultancy Using Cognitive Analytic Therapy: A Controlled Study In Assertive Outreach Using a cognitive analytic approach to formulate a complex sexual and violent offender to inform multi-agency working: developing a shared understanding Cognitive analytic therapy at 30 CAT Research Archives Do people with learning disabilities have a concept of reciprocal roles Exploring endings from therapist's experience RCT for CAT and diabetes A process study evaluating rupture repair in CAT CAT in groups The SPeDi Trial (Sheffield Personality Disorders) Goodbye Letters in CAT The effectiveness of CAT for BPD RCT for CAT informed care planning CAT and CBT for affective disorders Key References to Research in CAT Support for CAT research Research and Communication Committee

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