I wrote my thesis about filicide, the deliberate act of parents killing their own offspring.
The 'Clinical Forensic Psychology and Victimology' master was a new and fascinating experience. It helped me to get a more practical sense and deeper knowledge of the topic of 'Clinical Forensic Psychology'. I consider the study programme a solid foundation for the practical work with offenders.
After the master, I will do postgraduate psychotherapy training for three years. Thereafter, I intend to start my own practice and work as a criminal therapist.
My favourite aspect of the course was the clinical skills training we had with an actor...
I wrote my thesis about filicide, the deliberate act of parents killing their own offspring. I reflected on the psychopathology of these people, predisposing factors, underlying motives, methods of killings, gender differences and how they dealt with their crime in terms of grief processes. Furthermore, available interventions and preventative strategies were highlighted. Whilst working on my thesis, I did an internship in a prison during which I did group therapy sessions with sexual and violent offenders.
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