Psychologists: Group therapy not for Auchincloss



MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Two psychologists have testified that James Auchincloss — the half brother of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis — is a poor candidate for the kind of group therapy sex offender treatment he was ordered to undergo following his conviction on two felony child pornography charges.

The testimony came at a hearing Tuesday in Jackson County Circuit Court in Medford over whether to revoke probation for Auchincloss and send him to prison for up to 18 months for failing to fully cooperate with his treatment.

Psychologists Robert Stanulis and Kevin McGovern both testified they felt Auchincloss’s psychological condition made him a better candidate for individual therapy.

Judge Tim Gerking said he would rule Thursday afternoon.