Dr Karen Shannon and her Associates are a team of Clinical Psychologists who are committed in their aim to enhance staff skills and confidence in the development of relational approaches in the care and management of hard-to-help individuals with ‘complex’ presentations and / or offending behaviour facilitating collaboration and cooperation of multi agencies.

Dr Karen Shannon Associates (DKSA) provides bespoke Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) in UK and Ireland via in-house skills training / workshops for the NHS and private providers.

Dr Shannon is a co-founder and co-director of an ACAT accredited Forensic CAT Skills Course which has been successfully running since 2009. 

Other current training can be viewed here 

Other areas of training that DKSA can provide are:

Non-Offending Partners of Offenders

CAT and Violent Behaviour

CAT Understanding of Bipolar Disorder Read more

The training provided by DKSA is not limited to those listed and can be tailored to the requirements of the individual or organization, so please contact us to discuss your training requirements. Contact