• Psychology
  • Published 2009

Directing therapy at HMP grendon: Learning by experience

  title={Directing therapy at HMP grendon: Learning by experience},
  author={Michael Brookes},
This paper will describe the author's learning experience of being responsible for the management of the six therapeutic communities (TCs) at HMP Grendon, a Category B prison with a unique remit to provide therapy for up to 240 residents/prisoners. Coming from a non-TC background but with considerable experience as a prison-based chartered forensic psychologist, there was much to learn about TCs and how best these can operate within a secure setting. This learning experience was compounded by… CONTINUE READING