Chapter 10. Undertaking Therapy at HMP Grendon with Men Who Have Committed Sexual Offences

  1. Richard Shuker Chartered Forensic Psychologist Head of Psychology lead clinician1 and
  2. Elizabeth Sullivan psychology, PhD, doctoral Senior Research Officer Senior Research Fellow Senior Lecturer non-executive director2
  1. Geraldine Akerman PhD senior forensic psychologist Chartered Forensic Psychologist Chartered Scientist Associate Fellow associate member

Published Online: 29 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470661444.ch10

Grendon and the Emergence of Forensic Therapeutic Communities: Developments in Research and Practice

Grendon and the Emergence of Forensic Therapeutic Communities: Developments in Research and Practice

How to Cite

Akerman, G. (2010) Undertaking Therapy at HMP Grendon with Men Who Have Committed Sexual Offences, in Grendon and the Emergence of Forensic Therapeutic Communities: Developments in Research and Practice (eds R. Shuker and E. Sullivan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470661444.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 1

    HMP Grendon, UK

  2. 2

    University of Bedfordshire, UK

Author Information

  1. HMP Grendon, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470990551

Online ISBN: 9780470661444

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Keywords:

  • undertaking therapy at HMP Grendon with sexual offenders;
  • individual treatment plans at Grendon;
  • relationship between therapist and client and treatment effectiveness;
  • work content on A Wing - discussing intimate issues with others;
  • group structure and dynamics in group setting - tolerance while discussing intimate issues;
  • fantasy modification programmes - sex offender treatment programmes (SOTPs) and healthy sexual functioning programme (HSFP);
  • central work focus of A wing - exploring roles of sexual fantasy and sexual offense

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Setting the Scene

  • The Therapeutic Relationship

  • The Content of the Work on A Wing

  • Dynamics Within the Group Setting

  • The Development of an Additional Fantasy Modification Programme

  • Conclusion

  • References