Chapter 5. Building and Nurturing a Therapeutic Alliance with Offenders

  1. Mary McMurran
  1. Christopher Cordess

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713471.ch5

Motivating Offenders to Change: A Guide to Enhancing Engagement in Therapy

Motivating Offenders to Change: A Guide to Enhancing Engagement in Therapy

How to Cite

Cordess, C. (2002) Building and Nurturing a Therapeutic Alliance with Offenders, in Motivating Offenders to Change: A Guide to Enhancing Engagement in Therapy (ed M. McMurran), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713471.ch5

Editor Information

  1. School of Psychology, Cardiff University, UK

Author Information

  1. School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), The University of Sheffield, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470845103

Online ISBN: 9780470713471

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Keywords:

  • motivation for patients;
  • therapeutic alliance;
  • therapeutic relationship;
  • treatment relationship;
  • refractory of entities

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Contemporary Context

  • Empirical Data on Dropping out of Therapy

  • Psychodynamic Aspects of the Therapeutic Alliance

  • Conclusion

  • References