Who's Who in ACAT / Contact Us

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

PO Box 6793

Phone:  +44 (0)1305 263511

Administration Manager

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, Thursday and Friday |  9am to 5pm

Financial Administrator

Louise Barter Email: louisebarter@acat.me.uk
Tuesday and Thursday | 9am to 5pm

Main Office Phone:   +44(0)1305 263511

Projects Officer

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

Registered Office
Bath House, 6-8 Bath Street, Bristol BS1 6HL

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ACAT’s Holders of Office
Honorary President: 
Chair of ACAT: Alison Jenaway
Vice Chair of ACAT: Robert Watson
Honorary Treasurer of ACAT: Cheryl Delisser

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
Lay Chair of Ethics Panel:  Rachel Musk - c/o Maria Cross, ACAT Administration Manager maria.cross@acat.me.uk
Vice Chair of Ethics Panel:  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 - c/o Maria Cross maria.cross@acat.me.uk
ACAT's UKCP Rep (HIPC):  Sarah Cluley
Research Support Group Co-ordinator:  vacancy
Chair of Equality and Diversity Committee:  Dupe Adu-White
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: Rob Lam
Co-Editor: Nick Barnes
Editorial Advisor: Alison Jenaway

E-Newsletter Editor

Contact for Buying ‘CAT Chat’ Videos
Contact: Irene Elia - c/o Alison Marfell alison.marfell@acat.me.uk

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


Page updated July 2018


ACAT Calendar for January
2828th January 2020
CPD Event: The Cognitive Analytic Approach in Physical Health Conditions - offered by Catalyse

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Our Next 19 Events

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28-01-20 The Cognitive Analytic Approach in Physical Health Conditions - offered by CatalyseA one day workshop led by Glenys Parry and Alison Jenaway Hashtag #CAThealth20 Date: Tuesday 28 January 2020 Time: 9:30am to 4:30pm Venue: Lecture Hall, Aintree University Hospital, Liverpool L9 7AL Fee: £120 (please note an additional £...

13-02-20 CPD Day offered by CAT ScotlandUniversity of Glasgow (Sir Alwyn Williams Building) 9.30 for 10.00 am start, ending at 3.30, and followed by the CAT Scotland AGM Professor Helen Minnis (University of Glasgow Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health) will speak on 'Mal...

24-02-20 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 Thera...

28-02-20 ACAT: Two Day Introduction to CAT#ACATIntro0220 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 working. Friday 28th and Saturday 29th Februar...

28-02-20 How to run a successful private practice: all you need to know - offered by Become Psychology~ Workshop presented by Dr Robert Watson, Clinical Psychologist, Accredited Cognitive Analytic Therapist & Supervisor, & Vice-Chair of the Association for Cognitive Analytic Therapy. ~ Relevant for Clinical/Counselling Psychologists, and Psy...

10-03-20 Equality and Diversity SIG MeetingThe next Equality and Diversity SIG meeting is on the 10th of March at 2pm at Training Room, 1st Floor Munro Centre 66 Snowsfields London SE1 3SS All welcome, please email Lorrain Lorrain.McPherson@slam.nhs.uk to confirm attendance....

12-03-20 CAT 2 Day Introductory Workshop - offered by CNTW NHS Foundation TrustThursday 12th & Friday 13th March 2020 9.30am – 4pm Provided by CNTW Cognitive Analytic Therapy Service, Centre for Specialist Psychological Therapies, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust VENUE: Training Room 1, Benfield...

16-03-20 Reflective Practice Workshop - offered by TEWVShared Thinking Space: Developing Reflective Mapping Skills Facilitated by Steve Potter and Jenny Marshall Venue: Radisson Blu, Durham This one day workshop offers a reflective space for clinicians working with teams and organisations. The day wil...

17-03-20 Forensic CAT Conference - offered by TEWVInnovations in Working with Offenders: Using a Cognitive Analytic Model Hosted by Ridgeway Hospital, Tees Esk and Wear Valley NHS Trust (TEWV) Venue: Radisson Blu, Durham This one day conference considers how Cognitive Analytic Therapy can enable...

26-03-20 Trainers and Supervisors MeetingMore information to follow, potential venue currently being investigated....

22-04-20 Relational Skills in CAT Supervision ResidentialACAT Relational Skills in CAT Supervision Residential #ACATSup20 Holland House, Main Street, Cropthorne, Pershore, WR10 3NB 4.30 pm Wednesday 22nd April to 3.00 pm Friday 24th April 2020 Cost: £330 online booking / £345 cheque or invo...

24-04-20 ACAT: Embodied CAT and TraumaEmbodied CAT and Trauma: Safe Trauma Processing, Inner Attunement and the Development of the Adult Self Presented by John Bristow #CATtrauma20 Date: Friday 24th April 2020 Times: 10 am to 5 pm Cost: ACAT Member &pou...

25-04-20 7th CAT Cumbria EventCAT 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. April 25th, 2020, 10am – 4.30pm. Venue: Hawkshead, near Ambleside. Overlooking fells and Es...

29-04-20 Introduction to CAT - offered by Jurai Darongkamas and Jeanette McLoughlinTime: 9.30am – 4.30pm Venue: St Martin in the Bull Ring (De bermingham room), Central Birmingham, B5 5BB (1 minute from the Bull/market, a 5 min walk from New Street/Moor Street Stations or Digbeth Coach Station, just by the multi-storey car pa...

01-05-20 Inter-Regional Residential ACAT Psychotherapy Training in Cognitive Analytic TherapyInter-Regional Residential ACAT Psychotherapy Training in Cognitive Analytic Therapy Applications are invited for the next intake of the Inter-Regional Residential ACAT Psychotherapy Training in Cognitive Analytic Therapy, starting in May 2020. Thi...

09-07-20 26th ACAT National Conference 2020#ACATconf20 'Connections, Conflicts and CAT' Now open for Early Bird Booking! Venue: Grand Hotel, Gosforth Park More information to follow. Visit the 'ACAT Conference' area of the website for updates - this can be found via the ma...

10-07-20 Annual General Meeting 2020Advance notice of the ACAT Annual General Meeting 2020 This will be held on Friday, 10th July 2020 at Grand Hotel Gosforth Park, High Gosforth Park, Newcastle, NE3 5HN Items for the agenda to be received by Friday, 15th May 2020. Any queries, plea...

01-10-20 South London CAT Practitioner 2020 - 2022Further details will be added to the website once confirmed...

01-10-20 Catalyse CAT Practitioner Training 2020-2022Manchester based CAT Practitioner training 2 year course This is a two year training comprising a combination of workshops or training days, seminars, peer group work, personal learning, supervision, clinical practice and personal therapy. Experient...


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