standard Dr Lars Madsen

Forensic & Clinical Psychologist


Lars is the Clinical Director and founder of the Forensic Psychology Centre. Lars has specific experience in the assessment and treatment of adults who may pose a risk of violence and/or sexually abusive behaviours. Lars has a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology and completed a forensic research Ph.D. in England where he also worked as a Forensic and Clinical Psychologist with mentally disordered offenders and individuals diagnosed with dangerous and severe personality disorder. His work within the forensic field has included direct assessment, individual and group treatment, training and consultancy within correctional institutions, secure hospitals and community contexts. He has specific experience in the treatment of deviant sexual interest, and internet pornography.

He has experience providing psychological reports for criminal and civil courts, has published in academic journals as well as presented at international conferences and taught at universities. Lars is a leader in the field, and is often sought after to provide consultancy to a range of organisations including health registration boards and government departments.  Lars is a member of the APS Forensic and Clinical Colleges. He is also a registered Chartered Clinical Psychologist with the, British Psychological Society, a member of the National Association for the Treatment of Abusers (NOTA) and the Australia and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. He is registered with the Psychlogy Board of Australia.