Chartered Forensic Psychologist and International Expert on Threat Assessment
Dr Lorraine Sheridan is a Forensic Psychologist who had a previous career as a Human Resources professional. Lorraine is a recognised as a global expert in forensic psychology, and has published five books and more than 80 papers in refereed scientific journals. Lorraine regularly provides three types of services for public and private organisations, namely (i) risk and threat assessment and associated case management advice, (ii) policy and information advice and creation, and (iii) training. Lorraine’s approach is firmly grounded in the scientific evidence base. Lorraine also acts as an expert witness for the Justice System, and her reports are most often focussed on mental health issues, violence risk assessment, sexual offending, risk assessment in families, substance abuse, stalking, and family violence. Lorraine is a former President of the Asia Pacific Association of Threat Assessment Professionals. She regularly consults to law enforcement, security personnel and public figures, both internationally and within Australia. This consultancy focuses on stalking, harassment, violence, risk assessment, threat assessment, malicious communications, and similar topics.