Why Sex Offender Treatment is Different From any Other Therapy

Sex offender treatment is different than other therapies for adults. Sex offender treatment is a serious and encouraging process which focuses on learning specialized strategies for stopping abusive behavior, being accountable and taking responsibility for harm done. For the vast majority of those adults and juveniles who have committed a sexual offense, treatment significantly reduces the future risk of sexually abusing a child. Treatment does not offer amnesty or excuse abusive acts, nor is it intended to punish or humiliate participants. A central focus of treatment is to help an individual create a better life for him/herself by developing their strengths while managing risk. Sex offender treatment is offered by therapists who specialize in working with adults and youth with sexual behavior problems.

Dr. Freiden has been called upon on numerous occasions in both state and federal courts as a defense expert witness in criminal proceedings dealing with individuals who are accused of engaging in criminal sexual behavior. We will do everything possible to ensure your clienth as every available tool to ensure the best possible outcome. Dr. Freiden’s winning record is unmatched.

“I have worked in the field of Sexually Offending Behavior since 1996 when Tennessee created the Tennessee Sex Offender Treatment Board”, Says 
Dr. Freiden.

He is currently the evaluator and treatment provider for Shelby County Department of Corrections, Tennessee Department of Corrections, The federal Bureau of Prisons, and the United States Court Office of probation. I conduct Psychosexual Evaluations, provide treatment and testify in state and federal court.

Dr. Freiden has also provided expert witness testimony for defense attorneys in state and federal court. I have given either in court or written testimony as an expert witness in Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, New York, New Jersey, and Tennessee.

Credentials:Licensed Professional Counselor with Mental Health Service Provider (MHSP) designation.
Tennessee Sex Offender Treatment Board (TSOTB)  Approved Provider
STATIC 99R Certified Administrator
Clinical Member of Association for Treatment of Sex Abusers
Professional Member of American Counseling Association
Approved Stable and Acute Administrator
Able Assessment administrator

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