Cognitive Therapy Techniques in Treating Incestuous Fathers : Examining Cognitive Distortions and Levels of Denial
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Cognitive Therapy Techniques in Treating Incestuous Fathers : Examining Cognitive Distortions and Levels of DenialRésumé :
Cognitive treatment is prescribed for working with sexual offenders with specific emphasis on examining levels of denial. Brief overviews of cognitive treatment effectiveness, as well as the effects of child sexual abuse (Finkelhor, 1984) are presented. Client and therapist variables needed to create the therapeutic bond between perpetrator and clinician are addressed. Specific examples of the recognition of levels of denial and treatment of cognitive distortions reported by the sex offenders is stressed with special regard to cognitive therapy.