In addition to the materials on this site, a number of online blogs contain articles and information about cognitive analytic therapy. We list some below featuring material written by accredited ACAT members or those with a close connection with ACAT.
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Parenting – the Middle Way This is a blog series on parenting from a CAT perspective by ACAT Chair Alison Jenaway. Her blog began in September 2018.
Dear X: A Letter to Chronic Fatigue This is a CAT-style letter written from Louise Kenward to her illness. Louise’s background is as an artist, currently writing, with a career in the NHS as a psychologist and psychotherapist specialising in CAT. The British Medical Journal’s Medical Humanities blog published her letter in August 2018.
Catalyse Blog Catalyse is a not-for-profit organisation based in the north of England. It provides practitioner training in CAT, continuing professional development, and other services related to cognitive analytic therapy. The Catalyse blog began in 2016. and includes blog posts by a number of internal and ‘guest’ authors. They are mainly aimed at professionals.
Introducing Cognitive Analytic Therapy and the Actor Our member Kathryn Pemberton wrote this blog in 2019. It aims to explain CAT concepts to people working in the acting profession. It is the first of a two-part series published through Playing Sane, an organisation promotng mental health for actors. Kathryn trained and worked as an actor/director before qualifying as a clinical psychologist and a CAT practitioner.
CAT and Hamlet Kathryn Pemberton’s second blog her 2019 series for actors uses CAT ideas to make sense of the Shakespearian character of Hamlet.
Untying the Knots Through Cognitive Analytic Therapy – What Does It Means to Have a Sense of Self? This is a Psychreg blog written by Alison Jenaway in April 2018.