Have you ever met those shy, quiet, unassuming individuals who commit out of character acts of violence, sometimes multiple murder. These individuals typically do not fit the antisocial prototype. They often have too much self-control rather than too little, and superior inhibitory control means that traditional offence related treatments may not address their needs.
This workshop offers new insights into assessing, formulating and treating over-controlled forensic clients, based on the pioneering work of Dr Thomas Lynch (2018). We will explore the concept of over-control and offending using Lynch’s new neurobiological theory. Experiences of implementing Radical Openness-Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (RO-DBT), Lynch’s new treatment designed specifically for over-controlled conditions will be shared. Participants will also have the opportunity to explore some of the new ways of working offered by RO-DBT, which have helped us unlock the enigma of over-controlled forensic clients.
- Laura Hamilton
- Emma Longfellow
- Nottingham Trent University50 Shakespeare St,NottinghamNG1 4FQ
This is a free event for members of Division of Forensic Psychology only.
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