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Tending All Our Fields

The conference theme this year provides a rich metaphor to explore. As a small scale farmer I spend a great deal of my time tending my fields, and the potential of the metaphor has inspired me to … [Read More...]

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UKATA & Margaret Turpin Bursaries now available

Margaret Turpin Bursaries Available Through UKATA There are three bursaries that are available to UKATA members (not subscribers): Margaret Turpin Training Trust (max £250) UKATA Conference Bursary (max £100) UKATA Training Bursary (max £500) Margaret Turpin Training Trust (MTTT) Margaret Turpin established this trust in 1999, originally to further the training and education of staff […]


The UKATA Medal

A new scheme to present medals was launched at the National Conference, in Blackpool. Three medals will be awarded at next year’s National Conference in order to celebrate achievements and contributions to TA. In the true spirit of the TA tradition, a medal could be awarded for anything. The only criteria is that the nominated person must be […]

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Connect with the TA community with #TAtuesdays

Over this last year I have been pondering connection and community. Some of you will have been at the talk I did in Leeds or Salisbury at the conferences acknowledging the importance of our community to me and how the connection I have made on my journey has been significant and added a richness to my life. This sense of community and connection was what led me to the idea of the #TATuesday project. I think sometimes we shy away from technology as most of us grew up in an age without internet, Skype, twitter, Facebook and all the ways that we have of connecting today.

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Website Update

We have have made some small changes to the main webpage today, to include fully interactive social media buttons, and a new ‘latest news’ section below the main navigation boxes. Other changes include tidying up the video page, and linking it to our youtube account.

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Diary up and running

If you are planning your CPD or just want to know what events are happening in the TA world, we have the diary up and running. If you want to add to the diary, there is a spreadsheet you can download and fill to submit your events.

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Newsletter September 2014

Dear Members I hope you have had a lovely summer, for me I have had a welcome rest and indulged in doing very little for a while. I now feel refreshed and ready to start a new term. The next … [Read More...]


Dear UKATA Member It was with a great deal of pleasure that at the recent National TA Conference in Blackpool that UKATA were able to launch the UKATA TA Award. This 120 hour Award is the first … [Read More...]

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Exam Committee Bulletin August 2014

To all members of UKATA Welcome to our 5th bulletin. This is an update on the most recent changes to the written exam process. All of these changes are specific to the psychotherapy written exam … [Read More...]

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Newsletter August 2014

Dear Members Shelley has now been in post for a few weeks and has settled in amazingly well. There have been some administrative challenges, as we anticipated, and with support from Cazzy she has … [Read More...]