Introduction to Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) Supervision Workshop - 2018

This workshop aims to provide an introduction to relational supervision and to explore the role and expectations associated with becoming a CAT supervisor. Several theoretical models of supervision relevant to CAT will be discussed and participants will be encouraged to consider and reflect on their own patterns and strengths as a supervisor. The workshop will provide theoretical, didactic and experiential modes of learning to build knowledge, skills and confidence.

Learning objectives

The learning objectives for this workshop are to:

  • Understand the aims of CAT supervision
  • Consider the qualities of a good CAT supervisor
  • Develop an understanding of theoretical models of supervision
  • Practise relational supervision skills
  • Consider individual learning needs (with respect to being a CAT supervisor)

Suitable for

This workshop is for Australian & New Zealand Association of Cognitive Analytic Therapy (ANZACAT) accredited CAT Practitioners.

Trainer bio

Dr Louise McCutcheon

Dr Louise McCutcheon is a clinical psychologist and Senior Program Manager at Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health and Helping Young People Early (HYPE), Orygen Youth Health Clinical Program. She is also an Honorary Research Fellow at the Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne.

Louise McCutcheon jointly founded the award-winning Helping Young People Early (HYPE) program, an early intervention program for borderline personality disorder (BPD) in young people. She coordinated the clinical program for 11 years, and established the HYPE service development and training program, the first to offer training in Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) in Australia. She works with mental health services assisting them to implement early intervention for BPD and lectures and teaches both nationally and internationally. She is the founding Chair of the Australian & New Zealand Association of Cognitive Analytic Therapy (ANZACAT) and Secretary of the International Cognitive Analytic Therapy Association (ICATA).


Dr Reem Ramadan

Dr Reem Ramadan is a Clinical Psychologist and senior clinician at the Helping Young People Early (HYPE) Program, Orygen Youth Health. She has worked with young people experiencing complex and severe mental health difficulties in public mental health services in the UK and Melbourne. Reem is also a Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) practitioner, supervisor and trainer. Reem uses her clinical knowledge and experiences to assist mental health services and other organisations to identify and respond effectively to vulnerable young people and their families.

More information

For more information please email or call 1300 679 436


Kensington Town Hall
30-34 Bellair Street
Kensington Vic 3031

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