Welcome to website of New Zealand Cognitive Analytic Therapy (nzCAT).
We are a group of practitioners working together to provide information and training in Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) for New Zealanders.
Our aim is to provide a platform for communication, collaboration, and training for any health professional interested in CAT.
He aha te mea nui o te ao
What is the most important thing in the world?
He tangata, he tangata, he tangata
It is the people, it is the people, it is the people
What is CAT?
Cognitive Analytic Therapy, or ‘CAT’, is a therapeutic model developed in the 1980s in the United Kingdom. It is a fundamentally social and relational model used with individuals, groups, couples, and wider systems. https://nzcatnz.wordpress.com/what-is-cat/
CAT in New Zealand
CAT ‘arrived’ to New Zealand around 2005 and continues to grow in recognition. https://nzcatnz.wordpress.com/cat-in-new-zealand/
CAT Practitioners in New Zealand
There are a number of CAT practitioners in New Zealand, practicing CAT in their therapeutic work. https://nzcatnz.wordpress.com/cat-practitioners-in-nz/