The Therapeutic Milieu Under Fire: Security and Insecurity in Forensic Mental Health

Editor : John Adlam, Editor : Anne Aiyegbusi, Editor : Pam Kleinot, Editor : Anna Motz, Editor : Christopher Scanlon

The Therapeutic Milieu Under Fire: Security and Insecurity in Forensic Mental Health

Book Details

  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley
  • Published : 2012
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 240
  • Category :
    Clinical Psychology
  • Category 2 :
    Forensic
  • Catalogue No : 33953
  • ISBN 13 : 9781849052580
  • ISBN 10 : 1849052581
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This book offers fresh, original and stimulating approaches to engagement with individuals who have been multiply excluded from society and who present challenges to traditional psychiatric models of assessment and treatment. It brings to life the thinking of those working on the frontline in an increasingly difficult environment.

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John Adlam is a group psychotherapist and independent researcher, working mainly in the National Health Service, UK. He is a founder member of the Association for Psychosocial Studies and a former Vice President of the International Association for Forensic Psychotherapy.

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Anne Aiyegbusi is a Mental Health Nurse, Forensic Psychotherapist and Group Analyst. She manages a clinical network for personality disorder at West London NHS Trust and is a Director of Psychological Approaches CIC. Anne has extensive experience of working with women who have histories of self-harm, trauma and offending; and of working with racism in forensic and psychotherapeutic contexts. Anne is a member of the Board of Trustees at the Institute of Group Analysis where she is also a member of the Diversity in Training Group, prioritising issues of 'Power, Privilege and Position'.

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Anna Motz is a Consultant Clinical and Forensic Psychologist with the Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust working within Offender Care and a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist with extensive experience of working with women with trauma and offending histories. She is the author of The Psychology of Female Violence: Crimes Against the Body and Toxic Couples: The Psychology of Domestic Violence, and the Editor of Managing Self Harm: Psychological Perspectives.

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Christopher Scanlon is a psycho-social consultant/researcher and consultant psychotherapist in forensic and adult mental health. He is a training group analyst and the Institute of Group Analysis and the Irish Group Analytic Society, and founder member of the Association for Psychosocial Studies.

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