Chapter 3. Counselling Psychologists and Mental Health Work in Probation Services

  1. David Crighton and
  2. Graham Towl
  1. Sharon Mayer

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773956.ch3

Psychology in Probation Services

Psychology in Probation Services

How to Cite

Mayer, S. (2005) Counselling Psychologists and Mental Health Work in Probation Services, in Psychology in Probation Services (eds D. Crighton and G. Towl), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773956.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405124690

Online ISBN: 9780470773956



  • counselling psychologists;
  • mental health;
  • probation services;
  • national health service (NHS);
  • mental disorder


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Mentally Disordered Offenders

  • What Can Applied Psychologists Offer?

  • Proposed Changes in the 1983 Mental Health Act

  • What Can Counselling Psychologists Offer in Relation to Mental Health Provision?

  • Possible Therapeutic Approaches Counselling Psychologists Could Offer

  • Counselling Psychologists' Contributions to Service Delivery

  • Court Diversion Schemes for Mentally Disordered Offenders

  • Home Office “Approved Premises” and Mentally Disordered Offenders

  • Multi-agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA)

  • Counselling Psychologists in Probation and Prisons