Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Offenders by Philip H. Pollock
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Offenders
By Philip H. Pollock

Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Offenders


Normal Price: $93.99
Your Price: $84.59 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $9.40! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $4.23 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 7-10 days, Not for Xmas



Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Offenders by Philip H. Pollock

Book Description

Cognitive analytic therapy (CAT) is an established form of integrated psychotherapy, which has been applied in a variety of clinical settings to a diversity of disorders with promising outcomes. In Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Offenders, the authors describe the application of CAT to forensic settings, illustrating the use of this type of therapy with a range of offence types and clinical disorders. CAT is presented as a new form of forensic psychotherapy which can enhance the understanding, conceptualisation, treatment and management of offenders. The book offers a novel description of clinical practice and describes the innovative application of cognitive analytic therapy to forensic work in a variety of contexts and settings for numerous offence types and clinical disorders, including: * CAT in the treatment of child sex offenders in secure forensic settings * the use of CAT with women in secure settings * CAT for parents within prisons * CAT for borderline and psychopathic personality disorder * CAT for a stalking offender * community-based CAT with perpetrators of domestic violence * CAT for homicide perpetrators (rage-type, serial sexual, dissociative homicides) * the application of CAT for Court reporting and managing boundary violations. This book provides an account of a fresh, new approach to conceptualisation and treatment in forensic psychotherapy, and offers the first description of CAT presented in the form of a compilation of illustrations of practice. It will be essential reading for clinical psychologists and psychiatrists, occupational therapists, and anyone who works within services for offenders.

Buy Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Offenders book by Philip H. Pollock from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781583919248
ISBN-10: 1583919244
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 33mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


Books By Author Philip H. Pollock

Paedophilic Killer by Philip H. Pollock Paedophilic Killer, Hardback (August 2014)

The sexual homicide of children is a relatively rare crime, but when it does occur it has a strong impact and generates a great deal of media attention. A recent study found that psychologists are building up better profiles of child sex killers, but that methods for identifying offenders early are still under-developed.

» View all books by Philip H. Pollock

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Offenders book by Philip H. Pollock and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Philip H. Pollock

Philip H. Pollock is the Clinical Director of M. V. Psychology Consultancy, a private practice based in Belfast, Northern Ireland providing forensic psychological services world-wide to government agencies, prisons, secure hospitals and private organisations. He is a Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist, and author of two previous books on CAT. Mark Stowell-Smith is a senior psychotherapist in the Wirral and West Cheshire Partnership NHS Trust and has previously worked in a high secure hospital. He is a CAT psychotherapist and trainer, having been involved with CAT from the late 1980s. Michael Gopfert trained as a child psychiatrist at the Royal London Hospital and at the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry in Toronto. He is presently helping to develop therapeutic community services with Webb House in Crewe. One continuous focus of his work for over twenty years has been the area of mental illness and its effect on parenting, resulting in two books and several publications.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Philip H. Pollock close
Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Offenders by Philip H. Pollock
Paedophilic Killer by Philip H. Pollock
»
Recent books by Michael Gopfert close
Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Offenders by Michael Gopfert
»
Recent books by Mark Stowell-Smith close
Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Offenders by Mark Stowell-Smith
Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Offenders by Mark Stowell-Smith
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close