Lloyd, J. and Pollard, R., 2012. Aims and Scope of Reformulation. Reformulation, Summer, pp.3-4.
Editors: Julie Lloyd and Rachel Pollard
Assistant Editor: Tony Ryle
Editorial advisors: Jason Hepple and Annie Nehmad
Page layout: Mark Diment and Jon Sloper
Reformulation is committed to upholding a broadly based view of the Cognitive Analytic approach and developments within CAT. Reformulation considers articles on CAT practice and theory, as well as debates, letters, poems, book reviews, art works and adverts relevant to CAT. Contributions by users of CAT are particularly welcome. Views expressed by writers are their own and do not necessarily reflect the personal views of the editors or of ACAT. Reformulation is committed to upholding a broadly based view of the Cognitive Analytic approach. Editors encourage exchange and debate between differing points of view and for this reason invite readers to respond to articles by writing letters to the Editors with a view to publication.
Articles should be submitted electronically via ACAT to firstname.lastname@example.org. Articles are only accepted at the discretion of the editors. The Editors cannot guarantee that a manuscript accepted for publication will be published in any particular issue of the Journal.
A very wide range of format is acceptable for submitting material. Articles may be as short as 250, typically 2000 and exceptionally and occasionally, up to 5,000 words. Letters and book reviews should not normally exceed 1000 words. If substantial clinical material is used, it should be fully anonymised and signed consent forms must be submitted which demonstrate that the client (or their proxy, in the case of someone too impaired to give informed consent) from whom the material is drawn, has read and agreed the article.
All citations must be referenced in the text with the authors’ names, followed by the date of their publication, unless there are three or more authors, when only the first author’s name is quoted followed by et al. References at the end of the paper should be listed in alphabetical order with an unabbreviated article, book or journal title, in Harvard style. A useable version of Harvard’s referencing guidelines can be obtained at this internet address: education.exeter.ac.uk/dll/studyskills/harvard_referencing.htm – and Harvard also offer a free referencing generator which you can find via Google ‘Harvard Referencing’.
The end of each submission should have a brief biography of the author / authors. In keeping with developing the dialogical nature of Reformulation, an email address from the author should also be published to enable discussion.
Authors are asked to agree to allow future publication of the article by ACAT in Reformulation, on the ACAT website and in others forms as required by ACAT. The author will warrant that they have obtained the relevant permissions to allow publication of any material not owned by them (including from any co-authors and previous publishers of all or some of the material). Authors retain the copyright in the article in other respects.
All material submitted to the journal will be assessed. Submissions may go out to review by either an expert in that particular field or by someone unfamiliar with that particular field who can highlight how accessible the content is.
Responses include two formats:
The editors may approach people on an individual basis to ask them if they wish to review anonymously or comment on specific submissions.
Reflections on a Dilemma in a Supervision group: Caught between a Rock and a Hard Place
Gil-Rios, Dr. C., M., and Blunden, Dr. J., 2012. Reflections on a Dilemma in a Supervision group: Caught between a Rock and a Hard Place. Reformulation, Summer, pp.23-25.
Sleep Tight: Working Creatively with Dreams in CAT
Coulter, N. and Rushbrook, Dr S., 2012. Sleep Tight: Working Creatively with Dreams in CAT. Reformulation, Summer, pp.7-12.
Using a Cognitive Analytic Therapy approach in working with Eating Disorders: Reflections on Practice
Wicksteed, Dr. A., 2012. Using a Cognitive Analytic Therapy approach in working with Eating Disorders: Reflections on Practice. Reformulation, Summer, pp.26-31.
What is the 2005 Mental Capacity Act and how can CAT help us to make sense of the decision making process at its heart?
Brown, H. and Lloyd, L., 2012. What is the 2005 Mental Capacity Act and how can CAT help us to make sense of the decision making process at its heart?. Reformulation, Summer, pp.35-42.
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