The treatment of Sexual Offenders is little understood. In the past sexual offenders were civilly committed and remained in high security facilities. This Thesis explores the impact of early child abuse, and the long-term effects through an Adlerian Lens. It also explores the importance of understanding how the psychopathic or criminal mind operates, in order to provide successful treatment using Adlerian techniques and Art Therapy. Though out this paper the use of he/his is used to refer to clients because this writer was only exposed to working with male clients.
An Adlerian and Art Therapy Approach to Understanding and Treating Psychopathology & Sex Offenders
Karla Kay Knight
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