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.

Purpose
Patients
Patients with evaluations
Perceived effectiveness

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)

Severe
2
Moderate
2
Mild
5
None
20

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

Patients
1
Patients
1
Patients
1
Patients
1
Patients
1

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Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently going to Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT))
Dosage
60 min weekly
Patients
13
Dosage
45 min weekly
Patients
7
Dosage
90 min monthly
Patients
4
Dosage
50 min monthly
Patients
3
Dosage
60 min monthly
Patients
3
Dosage
100 min monthly
Patients
3
Dosage
30 min monthly
Patients
2
Dosage
55 min weekly
Patients
2
Dosage
100 min weekly
Patients
2
Dosage
4 min weekly
Patients
1

Dosages based on patients currently going to Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT).

Why Patients Stopped Going to Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Felt finished with this treatment
Patients
11
Reason
Other
Patients
10
Reason
Course of treatment ended
Patients
7
Reason
Expense
Patients
7
Reason
This particular therapist or program didn't seem to help
Patients
5
Reason
This type of therapy or counseling didn't seem to help
Patients
3
Reason
Found another therapist or program I preferred
Patients
2
Reason
I didn't have enough time
Patients
2
Reason
Doctor's advice
Patients
2
Reason
Not indicated
Patients
1
Reason
Change in health plan coverage
Patients
1
Reason
Completed the number of sessions covered by my insurance
Patients
1
Reason
Did not seem to work
Patients
1
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Duration

Currently Going to Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
0
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
0
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
0
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
0
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
10
Stopped Going to Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
4
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
0
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
3
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
6
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
9
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
13

Adherence


Always
Patients
18
62%
Usually
Patients
9
31%
Sometimes
Patients
2
7%
Never
Patients
0
0%

Burden


Very
Patients
2
7%
Somewhat
Patients
8
28%
A little
Patients
8
28%
Not at all
Patients
11
38%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
7
32%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
5
23%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
3
14%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
1
5%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
4
18%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
9
41%
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4 patient evaluations for Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)

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carlo
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 71y
  • Duration: 40 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
0 seizures
27 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: Not specified 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: Not specified 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: Not specified monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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one_step_closer
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Moderate
28 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: b
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: Not specified monthly

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

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

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: Not specified monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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