“From an Old Life to a New Life”: Group Therapy for Cognitive Disorders and Affective Deficits in Adolescents Who Have Committed Sexual Offenses


  • Talia Etgar
  • Noam Neder


The purpose of the current article is to shed light on the unique population of adolescents who have committed sexual offenses, suffering from cognitive disorders, by presenting the disorders and challenges that characterize these youngsters and discussing the issues that are relevant to the therapeutic process of sexual offenses. In our article we show the correlations and adaptations that we made to provide these boys with the most effective treatment possible, both to enable them to undergo an optimal process and to lower their risk level for recidivism.