Richard Curen is a Consultant Forensic Psychotherapist working predominantly with adolescents and adults with learning disabilities and/or Autistic Spectrum Disorders and those with mental health problems. He consults to a number of organisations working with adolescents and adults with sexually harmful and/or offending behaviours. He has worked in the sexual violence and domestic abuse field since 1995. He has also worked in community substance misuse services. Richard has spoken at conferences nationally and internationally on issues relating violence and abuse.