Dr. Jon Taylor is a consultant forensic psychologist and psychotherapist who has worked in range of prison, secure hospital and community forensic settings for almost 30 years. With a keen interest in developing a rich understanding of the role of trauma and adversity in the lives of those who develop offending behaviours, Jon is committed to promoting and modelling a compassionate and co-operative approach to all aspects of forensic service provision. Jon is a co-founder of the pioneering CFT in forensics special interest group, within the Compassion Mind Foundation. The special interest group brings together professionals from all over the world with the aim of furthering compassionate and trauma sensitive working in forensic practice and research. Jon is one of the two leading trainers in the UK for forensic CFT and has several publications on the application of CFT to forensic practice.