Working Positively with Personality Disorder in Secure Settings: A Practitioner's Perspective

Working Positively with Personality Disorder in Secure Settings: A Practitioner's Perspective

Editor(s): Phil Willmot, Neil Gordon

Print ISBN: 9780470683804

Online ISBN: 9780470973110

DOI: 10.1002/9780470973110

Series Editor(s): Eddie Kane

Author Biography


About the Author

Phil Willmot is a Consultant Forensic and Clinical Psychologist with the Personality Disorder Directorate at Rampton Hospital, Nottinghamshire, and a Senior Fellow of the Institute of Mental Health. He has over 20 years' experience of working with personality disorder in forensic settings in prison and healthcare environments. He specialises in the assessment and the treatment of offenders with a diagnosis of personality disorder.

Dr Neil Gordon is a Psychotherapist who works as a senior clinician and supervisor in a high secure forensic setting. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a visiting Senior Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University. He is currently seconded as a Senior Fellow to the Institute of Mental Health, Nottingham University, where he is the Head of Doctoral Programmes and Masters Programme Lead for the National Personality Disorder Knowledge and Understanding Framework (KUF) recently commissioned by the Department of Health and the Ministry of Justice.

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