Family Therapy with Adolescent Sex Offenders
Nancy J. Czech
Nancy Czech, M.A., is a psychotherapist in Seattle, Washington. She teaches and practices family therapy and hypnosis, and consults with local groups about sexual assault and sexual offenders.
Czech provides an account of the difficult work that accompanies treating families of sexual offenders. Common family dynamics are presented. She traces the application of several principles of an Ericksonian approach and provides a case example of her work.
Families where the presenting problem is an adolescent sexual offender present the therapist with multiple challenges. Once a sexual offense has been reported, there is the potential for several state and legal agencies to become ...