Catalyse puts new ideas into practice in safe, sensitive and creative ways. Catalyse offers a range of services including professionally accredited training in Cognitive Analytic Therapy. We also offer short courses, tailor-made, specialist training and training support materials. We can offer research support and other forms of consultancy to organisations. We also offer accredited therapists who can provide brief therapy experiences to support professional and personal development, coaching, and specialist CAT supervision.
A core feature of our work has been CAT North’s annual intake each October of a cohort of over twenty to the CAT Practitioner Training, an in-service training course for mental health professionals in practising Cognitive Analytic Therapy.
Café CAT is an open evening meeting with an emphasis on the practice of Cognitive Analytic Therapy. This provides an informal way to be involved with Catalyse, and an opportunity for CAT colleagues in the north to connect and discuss issues of shared interest.
In addition Catalyse has run a number of CAT skills trainings including bespoke in-house trainings for organisations such as Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Trust, Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust, and Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
Consultancy projects have run across the north of England focusing on using CAT to train teams and developing this as a framework for relationally intelligent treatment alongside individual and group therapeutic work.
We provide Personal Reformulation experiences for trainee clinical psychologists, those completing CAT Skills training, and other professionals.
We can signpost to ACAT-accredited clinical supervision for people using CAT therapeutically, and developing their CAT skills at different levels of training.
We offer an ongoing programme of CPD events. We produced a series of training films to help scaffold learning and training in CAT competences, and these are available to stream.
Finally, Catalyse establishes an independent specialist CAT practice based in Sheffield, providing a range of therapeutic services. More information can be found at the Catalyse Sheffield Psychotherapy Practice website .
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