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Anthony Beech is Deputy Head of School and Head of the Centre for Forensic and Criminological Psychology. He has authored over 140 peer-reviewed articles, 40 book chapters and six books in the area of forensic science/criminal justice. In 2009 he received the Significant Achievement Award from the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, and the Senior Award from the Division of Forensic Psychology, British Psychological Society. His particular areas of research interests are: risk assessment; the neurobiological bases of offending; reducing online exploitation of children; and increasing psychotherapeutic effectiveness of the treatment given to offenders. His recent research has examined internet offending, new approaches to the treatment of offenders and the neurobiological basis of offending.
Professor Beech supervises doctoral researchers studying for PhDs and the professional Doctorate in Forensic Psychology Practice (ForenPsyD).