Cognitive analytic therapy (CAT) within the perimeter fence: an exploration of issues clinicians encounter in using CAT within a high secure hospital

@inproceedings{Annesley2012CognitiveAT,
  title={Cognitive analytic therapy (CAT) within the perimeter fence: an exploration of issues clinicians encounter in using CAT within a high secure hospital},
  author={Phyllis Annesley and Kerry L. Sheldon},
  year={2012}
}
Purpose – This paper aims to describe issues clinicians encounter when delivering cognitive analytic therapy (CAT) within a high secure hospital (HSH).Design/methodology/approach – Focus groups were conducted with six staff using a semi‐structured interview. Thematic analysis was used to analyse the data.Findings – Five main themes emerged from the data. These were: concerns around therapy and the therapeutic relationship; issues with CAT stages and structure; issues around CAT tools; issues… CONTINUE READING