Ian Watkins: Pedophile Analysis

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Ian Watkins is a Welsh singer who born in 1977. He grew up in Pontypridd and debut as a rock band, Lostprophets in 1997 (BBC NEWS, 2013). He was convicted as serious sex offender and was charged in late 2012. He strongly denied about allegations and previously claimed that he was innocent. However, there were many evidence found out such as victim’s indecent photos and videos and crime record of texting. Finally, he pleaded guilty to attempted rape and sexual assault of a child under 13 in November 2013 (BBC NEWS, 2013). Thus, his total sentence is for 35 years. Besides, he induced his young female fans to help him to satisfy his insatiable sexual desire and also involved in the sexual abuse of their babies. Their name cannot exposed due to …show more content…
Firstly, the pedophile feels satisfy and emotionally charged to relate with children (Becker, 1994). Ian Watkins feels happy and satisfy while he masturbated with seeing a child’s sex organ (SENTENCING REMARKS, 2013). Secondly, the pedophile experiences physiological response to the children (Becker, 1994). Ian Watkins has erection and he masturbated with seeing a child’s sex organ (SENTENCING REMARKS, 2013). Thirdly, their sexual desire or needs cannot satisfy by an adult. Lastly, the pedophile may addict to alcohol or drugs with lower inhibitions (Becker, 1994). Ian Watkins addicted to the drugs and took the drugs during having sex with victims. Sometimes, he even force the victims to take the drugs like cocaine while having sex with him (SENTENCING REMARKS, …show more content…
CBT enable to assist a pedophile aware his or her thoughts and emotions, alter the inaccurate beliefs (the victim “enjoys” and “accepts” about the sexual behaviour) and control his or her inappropriate impulses and behaviours (the pedophile has erection to children and has sex with them) through CBT (Becker, 1994; Daly, 2008). Ian Watkins aware his thoughts and emotions and the treatment can help him adjust and alter his inaccurate beliefs and control his inappropriate urges and behaviours to the

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