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Forensic Group Psychotherapy
The Portman Clinic Approach

ISBN 9781780490496
Published February 14, 2014 by Routledge
240 Pages

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Book Description

This book is about the practice and underlying theory of psychodynamic group therapy as undertaken in the Portman Clinic. It offers an overview of various matters requiring sophisticated thinking in the structuring of forensic group psychotherapy.

Table of Contents

ABOUT THE EDITORS AND CONTRIBUTORS -- NEW INTERNATIONAL LIBRARY OF GROUP ANALYSIS FOREWORD by Earl Hopper -- THE PORTMAN PAPERS FOREWORD by Stanley Ruszczynski -- INTRODUCTION by John Woods and Andrew Williams -- PART I: PRINCIPLES -- CHAPTER ONE -- Principles of forensic group therapy/John Woods -- CHAPTER TWO -- On the containing structures required by forensic group psychotherapy/Andrew Williams and Anne Zachary -- CHAPTER THREE -- Acting out, the repetition compulsion, and forensic group therapy/Andrew Williams -- PART II: THEMES AND APPLICATIONS -- CHAPTER FOUR -- My first year as a forensic group therapist/Aikaterini Papaspirou -- CHAPTER FIVE -- Therapist as “perverse female”: the implications of therapist gender for working with perverse and violent patients/Jessica Yakeley -- CHAPTER SIX -- Paedophilia, child abuse, and group analysis/John Woods -- CHAPTER SEVEN -- The abused, the abuser, and the confusion of tongues/Alla Rubitel -- CHAPTER EIGHT -- Mentalization-based group treatment for antisocial personality disorder/Jessica Yakeley -- CHAPTER NINE -- The invisible men: forensic group therapy with people with intellectual disabilities/Alan Corbett -- INDEX.

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