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Gwen Adshead

Dr Gwen Adshead is Consultant Psychotherapist at Broadmoor Hospital. She holds a master's degree in medical law and ethics from Kings University London. Gwen has a long standing interest in psychiatric ethics; especially in relation to psychotherapy and forensic psychiatry. She has published books, book chapters and papers about confidentiality, boundary violations and ethical dilemmas in forensic mental health. Gwen was chair of the College ethics committee between 2001 and 2006, and an honorary member of the Institute of medical ethics between 2009 and 2011. She gave expert testimony to the Kerr Haslam committee on sexual boundary violations by psychiatrists, and is a consultant to the Clinic for Professional Boundaries Studies