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Dennie Briggs

Dennie Briggs trained as a clinical psychologist and sociologist and has conduced a number of transitional therapeutic communities in the US Navy, the California prison system, schools and universities. He resided in the UK for six years, working at Dingleton and Henderson Hospitals, consulting for NACRO and teaching at the North London Polytechnic.

JKP publications by Dennie Briggs

  1. Dynamic Security

    Dynamic Security

    The Democratic Therapeutic Community in Prison

    Edited by Michael Parker

    Dynamic Security describes the theory, practice and management of democratic therapeutic communities (TCs) in prisons using clinical examples and case studies. The contributors explore the complexities of working in TCs and the powerful emotional impact generated in the process of therapy in the forensic setting. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.14in / 232mm x 156mm, 288pp, $47.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-385-1
    2006, Ebook, PDF, 288pp, $47.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-563-9
  2. A Life Well Lived

    A Life Well Lived

    Maxwell Jones - A Memoir

    Dennie Briggs

    A Life Well Lived follows a friendship between two key figures in social psychiatry and the evolution of therapeutic communities. A close friend collaborator of Maxwell Jones, Dennie Briggs recounts the latter's revolutionary work in mental hospitals, prisons and schools, offering a rare insight into the mind of a pioneer in the therapeutic field. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 208pp, $37.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-740-8
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 208pp, $37.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-376-5