Forensic & Organisational Psychologist
Ms Bea Raymond MAPS FCFP ATSAF
PhD Candidate Swinbourne University
Ms Bea Raymond is a Registered Psychologist and a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) Colleges of Forensic and Organisational Psychologists. She is a Clinical Member of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) and the Australian and New Zealand branch (ANZATSA) and a member of Canadian Association for Threat Assessment.
Bea has over 20 years experience in the assessment and treatment of sexual offenders in the criminal justice system and has extensive court experience.
Bea has been in private practice since 2005 and has worked alongside her colleague Dr Karen Owen at Vicpsychplus. As a Consultant Bea’s practice focuses on risk assessment and treatment in sexual and violent offences, child protection issues, and other criminal matters. In addition to this expertise, Bea is experienced in the use of Auslan sign language with extensive and varied experience working as a psychologist with the disabled, the deaf population, and indigenous populations in remote areas of Western Australia.
For several years Bea was a Senior Psychologist with Corrections Victoria, Sex Offender Programs.
Now working in private practice Bea is a consultant to the Department of Justice and Community Safety, and other government and not for profit and community agencies.
Bea is a qualified trainer and provides practical knowledge to the organisational arena including, peer support, training, and so on.
Bea continues to provide training and consultancy in the assessment and treatment of sexual offenders and protective behaviours to government and non-government agencies and the private sector around Australia. She has presented at conferences and has published in the field. Bea regularly provides expert evidence in the County, Children's and Magistrates Courts.