Welcome to ACAT

Welcome to the website for the Association for Cognitive Analytic Therapy (ACAT), a registered charity. We welcome members of the public, health professionals, ACAT accredited professionals, and anyone interested in finding out more about CAT. We hope the following pages will inform and inspire and, for those new to Cognitive Analytic Therapy, encourage further interest and, perhaps, even training in CAT.

The website offers an introduction to Cognitive Analytic Therapy, a collaborative programme for looking at the way a person thinks, feels and acts, and the events and relationships that underlie these experiences - often from childhood or earlier in life.


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About CAT – an introduction

More about CAT - for professionals

About ACAT – the organisation

Training in CAT - overview

Research - projects and evidence

ACAT events and CPD

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ACAT Calendar for May
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CAT Introductory Event: Introduction to CAT - a 2 day course offered by Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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CPD Event: CAT and helping clients with unmanageable feelings - offered by CAT South
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CPD Event: Life is about collecting stories - offered by Collaborate
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CAT Introductory Event: ACAT Two-Day Introduction to CAT
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CPD Event: Embodiment, Relational Space & Working with Trauma to the Sense of Self - offered by Catalyse
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Contact Details

ACAT Administration Manager:Maria Cross

ACAT Administrator:Alison Marfell

ACAT Financial Administrator:Louise Barter

Postal Address:ACAT
PO Box 6793
Dorchester
DT1 9DL
United Kingdom

Phone:+44(0) 1305 263 511

Email:admin@acat.me.uk

Office Hours:Monday to Friday
9am to 5pm

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22-05-18 Life is about collecting stories - offered by Collaborate#CATnarr18 Life is about collecting stories - what do yours say? A one-day workshop exploring the use of ideas from Narrative Therapy to add a new richness to your practice of Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) Narrative therapy This form of thera...

24-05-18 ACAT Two-Day Introduction to CATIf you are interesting in attending a similar workshop, please email alison.marfell@acat.me.uk Introducing Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) #ACATintro518 A two-day introduction to the skills and concepts in practice, led by Steve Potter and Annale...

30-05-18 Embodiment, Relational Space & Working with Trauma to the Sense of Self - offered by Catalyse#CATerst18 A two-day workshop with Tim Sheard Overview of workshop: This workshop focuses on how engaging with our own embodiment as therapists may enhance our relational capacities and help free up stuck and overwhelming processes when working wi...

15-06-18 Two's company, is three a crowdTwo's company, is three a crowd? Including intimate others in sessions of individual CAT Presented by Alison Jenaway and Rajshree Weston #ACAT2318 Overview of the workshop: To consider the different ways of including intimate others in ind...

22-06-18 Series of 4 workshops - CAT Embodied Relationship and Therapeutic Space#CATembody A series of four two-day workshops Presented by Tim Sheard Dates: 22 & 23 June 2018, 12 & 13 October 2018, 8 & 9 February 2019, 17 & 18 May 2019 Times: 10.30am to 5.30pm Fridays, 9.00am to 4.00pm Sat...

05-07-18 24th Annual ACAT Conference 2018 24th Annual ACAT Conference 2018 Therapist authenticity, creativity and use of positive resources in cognitive analytic therapy Thursday 5th to Saturday 7th July 2018, Keele University Conference Hashtag: #ACATconf18 This page contains book...

06-07-18 ACAT's Annual General Meeting 2018Notice of ACAT's Annual General Meeting 2018 Friday, 6th July 2018 | 4.30 to 5.30 pm Westminster Theatre, Chancellor’s, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG And Request for Nominations to the Board of Trustees Agenda items t...

20-07-18 Exploring Issues of 'Race', Culture & Language within a CAT Framework - offered by Catalyse#CATrcl18 "Exploring Issues of ‘Race’, Culture & Language within a CAT Framework" led by Jessie Emilion, CAT Psychotherapist & Supervisor Overview of workshop: This day offers an opportunity to develop confidence and s...

06-09-18 NTW CAT Practitioner Training 2018 - 2020NTW CAT Practitioner Training 2018 - 2020 This is a two-year in-service training leading to accreditation as a CAT Practitioner by the Association for Cognitive Analytic Therapy (ACAT). Our training programme enables staff already qualified in a co...

14-09-18 ACAT Two Day Introduction to CAT#ACATintro918 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, 14th and Saturday, 15t...

01-10-18 South London (formerly St Thomas’) Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) Practitioner TrainingSouth London (Formerly St Thomas’) Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) Practitioner Training Course Course Introduction 21st/22nd September 2018 Course commences October 2018 and ends July 2020 Organised by The Association for Cognitive Analytic...

04-10-18 CAT North Practitioner Training 2018-2020Catalyse / CAT North Practitioner Training - October 2018 (Manchester) A two-year training course in Manchester offered by Catalyse / CAT North commencing 4th October 2018. The course is for people with a core mental health profession leading to the...

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