What is Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)?

Category: Psychotherapy

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Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) is an integrative therapy based on ideas from both cognitive and analytic therapies. CAT focuses on understanding the patterns of behavior to learn alternative coping strategies. The therapy is always time-bound, usually to about 16 sessions.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)"

Severe
2
Moderate
1
Mild
6
None
20

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)

Behavior triggers 1
Diarrhea 1
Fatigue 1
Feeling bad 1
Feelings of hopelessness 1
Flashbacks 1

Show all 11 reported side effects

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently going to Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT))
Dosage Patients
60 min weekly 13
45 min weekly 7
50 min monthly 3
60 min monthly 3
90 min monthly 3
100 min monthly 3
30 min monthly 2
50 min weekly 2
55 min weekly 2
100 min weekly 2
Why Patients Stopped Going to Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Felt finished with this treatment 11
Other 10
Course of treatment ended 7
Expense 7
This particular therapist or program didn't seem to help 4
I didn't have enough time 2
This type of therapy or counseling didn't seem to help 2
Doctor's advice 2
Not indicated 1
Change in health plan coverage 1
Found another therapist or program I preferred 1
Completed the number of sessions covered by my insurance 1
Did not seem to work 1
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Duration

Currently Going to Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 1
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 12
Stopped Going to Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)
Duration Patients
0-1 month 4
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 3
6 months-1 year 5
1-2 years 9
2 years or more 13
Adherence
Always
18 62%
Usually
9 31%
Sometimes
2 7%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
1 3%
Somewhat
9 31%
A little
8 28%
Not at all
11 38%
Cost per month
$200+
5 23%
$100-199
3 14%
$50-99
1 5%
$25-49
4 18%
< $25
9 41%
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4 patient evaluations for Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)

carlo
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carlo
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 71y
  • Duration: 39 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
0 seizures
5 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

See carlo's full Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) history

Feb 23, 2014 (Started Jul 19, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Post-traumatic stress disorder: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Eating Disorder: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 45 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: continue with current treatment.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 20, 2013 (Started Jul 19, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Post-traumatic stress disorder: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Eating Disorder: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 45 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: i maintain all therapy appointments. great therapist and nutritionist. very difficult to let go of behaviors. working on the root of the problem.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 20, 2012 (Started Jul 19, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Eating Disorder: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 45 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: none at this time. too early in treatment.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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one_step_closer
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
28 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Borderline Personality

See one_step_closer's full Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) history

Dec 17, 2012 (Started Nov 29, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Support mental / emotional health: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 120 min Monthly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Mentalcharisma
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Mentalcharisma
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 3
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Low
39 F
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar Disorder

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May 14, 2012 (Started Aug 10, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 55 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: First CAT therapy was last year lasted 10 weeks and did nothing but give me confusion. Second CAT therapy started February much more proffesional been a few breaks and im in my last few weeks i will miss this therapy particulary my Therapist she has been wonderful. I will be having more therapy although maybe not with this therapist
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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