Dr Angela Sorotos
Dr Angela Sorotos is a registered clinical psychologist, forensic registrar and behaviour support practitioner practising in Victoria with over 15 years’ experience working in the criminal justice arena. Her qualifications include the Doctor of Psychology (Clinical and Forensic Psychology) at Swinburne University of Technology, the Post Graduate Diploma of Psychology at Monash University, and the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Psychology and Criminology).
Angela’s doctoral thesis examined the ‘Characteristics of Australian Internet Sexual Offenders’. Angela presented the findings of her research at the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) conference in Kansas City in 2017.
Key areas of interest include the treatment of trauma, addiction, depression, anxiety, and emotional disturbance, as well as forensic matters such as family law, psycho-legal assessments, expert evidence in court and treatment of forensic populations including perpetrators of violent offending, general offending, sexual offending and family violence.
Currently an employee of the Children’s Court Clinic, Angela provides specialist assessments to families (infant to elderly client population) and provides expert evidence in court.
Angela also provides behaviour support services in the disability sector with complex, dual diagnosis clients.
Angela has previously worked for various non-for-profit and government bodies including Turning Point Alcohol and Other Drugs Centre as an addictions counsellor, Corrections Victoria where she assessed and treated sexual offenders, and the Attorney General’s Department where she provided high level advice to the government to assist in the detection of criminal behaviours.