Integrating a humanistic approach in outpatient sex offender groups

Sheri A Bauman, T. Gregory Kopp

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Cognitive-behavioral and relapse prevention models are currently the treatments of choice among sex offender treatment providers. This article recommends integrating humanistic principles within treatment programs in order to maximize the power of group psychotherapy. Humanistic treatment processes and therapist characteristics that improve therapeutic outcomes in sex offenders are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)247-261
Number of pages15
JournalJournal for Specialists in Group Work
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2006



  • Curative factors
  • Group therapy
  • Sex offenders
  • Therapeutic factors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Psychology
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology

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