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
Treasurer of ACAT: vacant

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
Acting Chair of Ethics Panel:  Jay Dudley - c/o Maria Cross, ACAT Administration Manager
Acting 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 [for all enquiries relating to Supervisor Training]
ACAT/SHU Liaison Representative:  Dawn Bennett
ACAT's UKCP Rep (HIPC):  Sarah Cluley
Research Support Group Co-ordinator:  Robert Watson
Acting 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: Nicky Kimber Rogal
Co-Editor: Louise Yorke
Editorial Advisor: vacant

E-Newsletter Editor

Contact for Buying ‘CAT Chat’ Videos
Contact: Irene Elia

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

ACAT Calendar for March
22nd March 2018
CPD Event: Youth CAT CPD Day & AGM - Re-integrating Youth
99th March 2018
CPD Event: ACAT: CAT and the Embodied Mind
1717th March 2018
CPD Event: The Psychotherapist's Self-Care - offered by Confer
1919th March 2018
CPD Event: States, Self-states and State Shifts - offered by Catalyse
2121st March 2018
CPD Event: ACAT's Annual Meeting of Trainers and Supervisors

News from ACAT

New publications from ACAT members As you may have seen in the latest edition of Reformulation there have been two new publications recently by our members which may be of interest:...

The Clinician's Guide to Forensic Music Therapy by Dr Stella Compton Dickinson and Dr Laurien Hakvoort - press release Press Release: The Clinician's Guide to Forensic Music Therapy – first book to offer clear, evidence-based manuals for forensic music therapists treating psychiatric patients and prisoners....

New Conference Audio Library for ACAT Members ACAT Members can now listen to a collection of audio recordings from ACAT's National Conferences from 2009 - 2015....

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Our Next 17 Events

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09-04-18 ACAT Relational Skills in CAT Supervision ResidentialRelational Skills in CAT Supervision A residential, intensive skills training course lasting two and a half days #ACATsup18 Aims This intensive two and a half day residential course is open to any CAT Practitioner interested in CAT supervision. ...

13-04-18 2 Day Introduction to CAT - offered by Catalyse#CATspace18 This hands-on two-day course takes place in Sheffield and is led by Sarah Littlejohn and Emma Taylor. It offers an introduction to the values, ideas, methods and skills of Cognitive Analytic Therapy. It combines short theoretical inputs ...

13-04-18 CAT Research Conference - a joint ACAT & Catalyse eventEncouraging to Engaged ~ A one-day research conference for CAT Practitioners #CATres18 Date: Friday 13th April 2018 Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm Venue: Manchester Conference Centre, Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3BB Flyer & programme now avai...

19-04-18 Introduction to Cognitive Analytic Therapy - offered by Jurai Darongkamas & Jeanette McLoughlinIntroduction to Cognitive Analytic Therapy Thursday 19th April & Friday 20th April 2018 9.30am – 4.30pm Queen Alexandra College, 49 Court Oak Road, Harborne, Birmingham, B17 9TG • Want to learn about CAT to build & keep good thera...

25-04-18 Unmet needs and Unmanageable Feelings: CAT in Action - offered by South Wales CAT Training LtdUnmet Needs and Unmanageable Feelings: Cognitive Analytic Therapy in Action Jason Hepple, CAT Psychotherapist and Trainer and the former chair of ACAT, presents a day for CAT practitioners, CAT trainees and others interested in CAT. In the morning, ...

27-04-18 CAT 2 Day Introductory Workshop - offered by Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation TrustCOGNITIVE ANALYTIC THERAPY (CAT) 2-DAY INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP Dates: Friday 27th & Monday 30th April 2018 Times: 9.30am – 4.00pm Provided by NTW Cognitive Analytic Therapy Service, Centre for Specialist Psychological Therapies, Northumber...

27-04-18 Mapping Mortality in CAT - offed by NECATNECAT (North East Cognitive Analytic Therapy) Mapping mortality in CAT 1-day workshop led by Mandy Wildman, Friday 27th April 2018, 9.30am – 4.30pm To explore the ways in which we can work with the difficult conversations about mortality in ...

03-05-18 Introduction to CAT - a 2 day course offered by Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation TrustAn Introduction to Cognitive Analytic Therapy - offered by Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust A two-day course for mental health professionals Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th May 2018 Conference Room 2, East Brighton Community Mental ...

12-05-18 CAT and helping clients with unmanageable feelings - offered by CAT SouthTo be held in Romsey, Southampton Presented by Dahlia Maslin This one-day workshop will cover the following: Introduction to personality disorder, including a discussion around the recent British Psychological Society publication: 'The Power T...

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 2 Day Introduction to CATIntroducing Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) #ACATintro518 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 wor...

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...

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, 6 July 2018 Notice We hereby give notice that the ACAT Annual General Meeting 2018 will be held during the Annual ACAT Conference on the afternoon of Friday, 6th July 2018 at Keele Univers...

14-09-18 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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