Tim Watson-Munro
Consultant Psychologist
M.A. (Syd), Dip. Clin. Hyp. NSW, Fellow RSA (London)

I have been practising in Melbourne and Sydney since 1981.  I am involved in the assessment and treatment of individuals in all jurisdictions both civil and criminal.  I also have considerable expertise in the treatment of Substance Misuse Disorders inclusive of alcohol and drug abuse.  My practice has evolved and it now also entails immigration work.

Provision of expert testimony throughout all States of the Commonwealth.


1981 - current:  Consultant Psychologist, Academic, Author.  I have assessed 30,000+ clients & appeared in Court as an expert witness 3,000+ times.

1978-1981:  Forensic Psychologist Parramatta Gaol

Major cases: Julian Knight (Hoddle St Massacre), Alan Bond, "Children of God", Faheem Lohdi (first person to be convicted under new Australian Anti Terrorism Laws), Verdins case, Ramage, Evidence accepted in leading jurisdictions inc High Court of Australia, House of Lords UK.

Co-Founder Davidson Trahaire (1st National Trauma Debriefing Company in Australia, clients inc The "Big 4 Banks" and other major corporations).

Former National Chairman of the Forensic College of the Australian Psychological Society (1989-1992)

AcademicFormer Senior Tutor/ Lecturer Phillip Institute (RMIT), Visiting Fellow Melbourne Uni, Adjunct Visiting Professor Bond Uni, Visiting Lecturer Vic Pol (DTS), Aust Federal Police, Advisory Board Member Melbourne Uni Dept of Criminology re Doctorate Program, Advisory Board Bond University Dept of Criminology & Applied Psychology, Walden Uni Laureate: HigherEd Opinion Research Panel

Media: Former Resident Psychologist Radio 3AW Drive Time Melbourne

Columnist: The Age, Herald Sun- interviewed regularly re aspects of Forensic Profiling & Psychology inc Time Magazine, BBC.

Strengths: Forensic Assessment & Profiling, Report Preparation, Public Speaking & Provision of Expert Evidence in Court, exceptional Analytic & Communication Skills.

Publications: Presentation of papers nationally & internationally, chapters in text books, quoted in text books eg Canter, The Faces of Terrorism (Wiley Blackwell 2009).

Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society (SA Branch):  "Psychological Resilience" (18 April 2018)

The inaugural BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival "Criminal Minds" with Matthew Benns and Kate Evans (3 September 2017)

The inaugural Canberra Writers Festival "Crime: Seasons in the Abyss, In conversation with James Phelan" (27 August 2017)

Head On Photo Festival: "Sex, Violence & Photography" (13 May 2018)

Administrative Appeals Tribunal - Reported Decisions:
Singh and Minister for Home Affairs (Migration) [2018] (13 July 2018)

Maikantis and Minister for Immigration and Border Protection (Migration) [2017] (19 January 2018)

Candemir and Minister for Immigration and Border Protection (Migration) [2017] AATA 531 (21 April 2017)

Zbib and Minister for Immigration and Border Protection (Migration) [2017] AATA 412 (4 April 2017)

Dancing with Demons, my memoir. (Pan Macmillan Australia, June 2017).
For further information visit: http://www.panmacmillan.com.au/9781760552664/

A Shrink in the Clink. (Pan Macmillan Australia, 31 July 2018).
For further information visit: https://www.panmacmillan.com.au/9781760558222/

Contributor - Crime on my Mind (New Holland 2010). Other authors inc His Honour Justice Michael Kirby Former High Court Justice of Aust.

Co-author Age-Nostic Lifestyle, Medical & Psychological impact of Aging on Men's Health & Behaviour
(Lid Publishing UK 2013).

I consult throughout Australia and Internationally. My evidence has been accepted in all jurisdictions in Australia inclusive of the High Court, in addition to the House of Lords in the United Kingdom [1995], the Judgment of Lord Justice Ward referable to the “Children of God” case.

For a detailed copy of my Curriculum Vitae, please contact my office.


Publish Date: 31.07.18
Level 1, Suite 109A
530 Little Collins Street

Melbourne  Vic   3000
Level 1
299 Elizabeth Street
Sydney  NSW   2000

Channel 9 Today:  8 November 2017 - http://bit.ly/2iI1hep

ABC - Conversations with Richard Fidler: 12 July 2017 - http://ab.co/2vb5goD

Dymocks Podcast - http://bit.ly/2ug9nSq

News.com.au - The Psychology of the Criminal Mind: 1 July 2017 - http://bit.ly/2tuVTCT

Radio Nova 100:  30 June 2017 - http://bit.ly/2ssvPUA

The Daily Edition interview: 28 June 2017 - https://yhoo.it/2sQqYjl

Radio FIVEaa (Talking Adelaide) with Jade Robran: 28 June 2017http://bit.ly/2t38Y3A

The Herald Sun - Psychoanalysing Alphonse Gangitano: 28 June 2017http://bit.ly/2sTOXhz

The Daily Mail - Bad Habit: The psychopathic triple killer & the Nun:  27 June 2017 - http://dailym.ai/2rVL6xK

The Morning Show: 27 June 2017https://yhoo.it/2sTP3Wt

Chris Smith Show: Radio 2GB & 4BC: 27 June 2017 - http://bit.ly/2soUysA

John Laws Morning Show: Radio 2SM: 27 June 2017
[Scroll to 1:15:36 for start of the interview (concludes at 1:29:42)] - http://bit.ly/2sp82EH

The Australian Weekend Magazine: 24 June 2017 - http://bit.ly/2sTKX0n

   Telephone No.:  1300 324 924
                               03 9909 7191

   Facsimile No.:  03 8692 0515

Level 1, 299 Elizabeth St, Sydney NSW 2000

Level 1, Suite 109A
530 Little Collins Street, Melbourne  Vic   3000

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