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.
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.
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