Cognitive Analytic Therapy: Distinctive Features offers an introduction to what is distinctive about this increasingly popular method. Written by three Cognitive Analytic Therapists, with many years’ experience, it provides an accessible, bitesize overview of this increasingly used psychological therapy. Using the popular Distinctive Features format, this book describes 15 theoretical features and 15 practical techniques of Cognitive Analytic Therapy.
Cognitive Analytic Therapy will be a valuable source for students, professionals in training and practising therapists, as well as other psychotherapists, counsellors and mental health professionals wishing to learn more about the distinctive features of this important therapy.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Development of Cognitive Analytic Therapy
Chapter 2: Development of Reciprocal Roles
Chapter 3: Development of survival strategies
Chapter 4: Contribution of cognitive theories
Chapter 5: Contribution of object relations theories
Chapter 6: Dialogic perspective
Chapter 7: Procedural Sequence Object Relations Model
Chapter 8: Multiple Self States Model
Chapter 9: Transference and countertransference
Chapter 10: Structure of CAT and the three R’s
Chapter 11: Reformulation
Chapter 12: Recognition
Chapter 13: Revision
Chapter 14: Ending
Chapter 15: Empirical Matters
Chapter 16 Therapeutic Stance
Chapter 17 Suitability for CAT
Chapter 18 Assessment and Case Conceptualisation
Chapter 19 Writing a reformulation letter
Chapter 20 Mapping
Chapter 21 Development of the "Observing Eye"
Chapter 22 Developing Exits
Chapter 23 Developing Healthy Reciprocal Roles
Chapter 24 When therapy gets stuck
Chapter 25 Ending and writing a goodbye letter
Chapter 26 Working with Complexity
Chapter 27 The versatility of CAT
Chapter 28 Group work
Chapter 29 Indirect work
Chapter 30 Afterthoughts
Claire Corbridge is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, CAT practitioner and supervisor. She has extensive experience of working in adult mental health services in the NHS.
Laura Brummer is a Clinical Psychologist, CAT practitioner and supervisor working in the NHS in Mental Health Services and in private practice.
Philippa Coid is a Consultant Psychotherapist who has been treating people with CAT for over 25 years. She also has extensive experience as a CAT trainer and supervisor.