Prison Service Journal, Michael Brookes, Director of Therapeutic Communities at HMP Grendon and visiting Professor at Birmingham City University
there are benefits to be obtained from "dipping into and drawing pointers from" particular chapters.
Estela Welldon, Founder and Honorary Elected President for Life, International Association for Forensic Psychotherapy and author of Mother, Madonna, Whore and Playing with Dynamite.
This is an authoritative and highly readable book, both thoughtful and insightful. It is essential reading for all therapists committed to understanding and managing the difficult, and at times impossible, tasks encountered in managing boundaries in all forensic settings...The editors of this book have done a masterful job of weaving together the perspectives of clinicians and experts from a wide range of forensic settings to address this most essential subject.
Nick Benefield, Department of Health Advisor for Personality Disorder and Joint Head of the Department of Health/National Offender Management Service Offender Personality Disorder Policy Team
Forensic mental health practice requires careful and intelligent management of the relational dynamics between professionals and clients in a wide range of health and criminal justice settings. Work in this specialist field stands or falls on the effective management of boundaries. This collection of papers, contributed by practitioners from a wide range of services, offers access to the learning necessary to support safe and effective practice, including risk management. Additionally, this volume has the potential to make a significant contribution to the professional development of a growing workforce at the centre of this complex work'.