This project is looking at how CAT is delivered under routine conditions in the NHS. It has collected a sample of therapists together and examines BPD clients' responsivity to CAT treatment and the degree to which CAT is actually being competently delivered. The methodology is a multi-site hermeneutic single case approach which establishes 5 key evidence criteria on which a case can be considered successful. The results will entail summating conclusions from each case. The project is run by Stephen Kellett, Dawn Bennett and Tony Ryle. We are nearing the point of project completion, as we have collected outcomes for over ten cases using the exhaustive evaluation methodology. In early 2009 we are planning to answer the following questions:-
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Published in 2011:
Thake, A., Bennet, D., Kellett, S. and Ryle, T. (2011). Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder: Therapist Competence and Therapeutic Effectiveness in Routine Practice. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 20, pp 216-225.