In this article, Alison Jenaway explains the idea of the “observing eye” in cognitive analytic therapy.
Mapping in cognitive analytic therapy
One of the unique things about CAT therapy is that you and your therapist try to create a visual picture of the problems you are talking about as you go along. This is called a diagram or map. Gradually, as the therapy progresses and you discover things that help, you can add these to the picture as “exits”. You can also add a “healthy island” of the parts of your life that are going well. Continue reading The “Observing Eye” in CAT