Michael Parker

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Dynamic Security

The Democratic Therapeutic Community in Prison

Foreword by John Gunn; Edited by Michael Parker
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Dynamic Security describes the theory, practice and management of democratic therapeutic communities (TCs) in prisons using clinical examples and case studies. The contributors explore the complexities of working in TCs and the powerful emotional impact generated in the process of therapy in the forensic setting.

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A Matter of Security

The Application of Attachment Theory to Forensic Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

It explores the psychodynamic theory of attachment and how it can be used to offer new ways of thinking when working with mental disorders in offenders. Discusses the development of personality in terms of interpersonal functioning and relationships with others, which is essential to understand both interpersonal violence and abnormal development.

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