The Criminal Thinking Therapy Resource Site
assists professionals who use 'Cognitive Behavioral' therapy approaches in their work with adult and juvenile offenders.
Criminal Thinking Therapy is:
"An approach to the treatment of offenders which emphasizes the role of altering thinking patterns in bringing about change in an offender's life."
This approach to change was first introduced by Stanton Samenow and Yochelson through their work in the three volumes of "The Criminal Personality."
Most of the materials offered on our site are FREE and include:
Along with the materials above, our cognitive behavioral links and resource information has been developed by other organizations and practitioners who work with offenders and drug addicts. Cognitive behavioral therapy has been proven to be one of the most effective strategies for measurable and meaningful outcomes with the offender population.
Also visit our links page to find out more about these evidence based approaches.
Let us know if you would like to share your stories or materials based on this exciting approach to cognitive change. We will post them here for all to see!
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