Richard Curen works in private practice as a psychotherapist and supervisor. He trained at the Gestalt Centre London and at that Portman clinic where is teaches and supervises trainees. Richard was consultant forensic psychotherapist and supervisor at Respond where he worked for 17 years, and where he led the forensic service for adolescents and adults with intellectual disabilities or autism. He is the Chair of the Forensic Psychotherapy Society and is registered with British Psychotherapy Council and is a Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. Richard has published widely and spoken at many national and international conferences.