Dr, Human Sexuality Unit, Montreal General Hospital, Quebec, Canada


  • Original Article   
    Treatment strategies for professional sexual misconduct
    Author(s): Marc Ravart* and Pierre Assalian

    The therapeutic process in the clinical and social management of professional sexual misconduct is complex and complicated by legal reports and procedures, the involvement of professional association review boards and the negative impact of the media. Crisis interventions and supportive individual, couple and family counseling are frequently necessary before therapy can more directly focus on the sexual misconduct. Offenders usually hope to maintain, or expect to resume, their professional practice, increasing the use of deception, denial of problems and avoidance of self-revelation and self-examination. Through the course of treatment, reintegration into their professional practice may or may not be recommended. If reintegration is feasible, modification of their professional roles may also be preferable and recommended. However, prognosis is usually cons.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/1488-5069.1000059