What is Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)? – Patient information leaflet

Cognitive Analytic Therapy (also known as CAT) is a talking therapy that mainly focuses on the way we relate to ourselves and to other people. It can help with a wide range of difficulties, for example, experiencing depression, anxiety or low self-esteem; feeling repeatedly let down, hurt or rejected; doing things that are harmful or self defeating as a way to stop feeling overwhelmed by strong feelings.