Dr. Bellak was referred to as Leo the Lion

2023- Introducing the BAT Assessment!  Bellak Apperception Test  (color and black and white versions)Includes 5 cards and 1 two page manual- Ages 14+

The CAT is published in the following countries:

Spain, Brazil, India, France, South Korea, Mexico, Germany, Poland, Romania, Italy, Israel, Hungary, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, France, and Croatia

(Photo of Dr. Henry Murray and Dr. Leopold Bellak)

CEO – Kerin Bellak Adams with Dr. Erik Erickson 1970 NYC Conference

Member of Association of Test Publishers – Global Member of Therapeutic Assessments

” Kerin, we consider that the work you are doing continuing your father’s legacy is very important for Psychology and specifically for Psychological Assessment around the world. The tests published by you bring very important contributions to all professionals who use them and to the people who benefit from the results. We thank you for all the dedication and all the work you do. We are also very grateful to have you and CPS as partners.”
Vector Editora, Brazil – 8/2022

Kerin, your extremely practical, and it really shows in all your work
Dr. David Abrams

From Brazil- Vetor Editora 2023

For a test to be used by psychologists here in Brazil, the Federal Council of Psychology requires that validity and reliability research be carried out with the results of participants from the Brazilian population. Thus, we conducted studies with the CAT-A with children who were victims of domestic violence and with conduct disorders. Studies were also carried out with the CAT and TAT, as well as with the CAT and Duss’ Fables. in addition to comparisons between the ages and gender of the participants. Reliability was established in an inter-rater agreement study.

For the CAT-H, a study was carried out with children victims of domestic violence and comparing the results of the CAT-H with the TAT, in addition to the study of themes evoked by the stimuli (cards).

About other CAT validity and reliability research, I’ll get some references and send them to you.

Regarding BAT: Is this material you sent me the final version you are going to use for marketing?

Rorschach Conference- July Geneva 2022


ABSTRACT IN ENGLISH The objective of presenting this case is to share the experience of applying the CAT-A projective test, at the relationship level, for 30 years. I will present a case, heterosexual adult couple, who apply for a child adoption process. An objective of the process is to know the psychological functioning of the couple and mainly, the potential in relation to the exercise of parental functions, considering that the children to be adopted have lived in a state of abandonment. Processes carried out in a state institution. The instrument is the CAT-A in its link application modality, a modality invented by the author in 1992. The relationship evaluation with CAT-A allowed knowing the potential around the parental functions of the dyad, skills, resources, strengths and weaknesses, as well as the functioning of each of the members.The differences observed between different couples and concordant with the results of other tests, give validity and reliability to the instrument in this version.The feedback given to the couple allows them to enhance their abilities or work on conflicts that could make the parenting task difficult. In 1992 I began to use this application modality of the CAT-A, based on the case of a child who could not enter the consultation alone. I applied CAT-A bindingly, which allowed a broader and deeper understanding of the case. This led me to study Winnicott and later other authors, which would allow me to support this work and understand the relevance of linking in children’s problems.

Cognitive Assessments Using the CATA- Validity Evidence Dr Anna Villemore-Amaral 2013 Corpus ID 201635361

Projective tests have also been utilized in assessing children and adolescents in custody matters. In the Ackerman study (Ackerman and Ackerman, 1997), only 8% of respondents reported that they did not test children. The Children’s Apperception Test (CAT) was the most widely used instrument, with 37% of respondents reporting use of the test in custody cases, and those respondents reporting that the CAT was used 53% of the time.