Criminal psychologist ‘Doc’ Tim Watson-Munro spent his formative years in Sydney and San Francisco. Educated at Sydney University, Tim rose to prominence as a pioneering prison psychologist at Parramatta Gaol.

During the 1980s and 90s he gave expert evidence in some of the country’s most notorious court cases and appeared regularly in the media while chairing the Forensic College of the Australian Psychological Society.

After succumbing to illness and addiction, Tim was deregistered in June 2000, but returned to practise in 2004. He is an author of A Shrink in the Clinkand his memoir, Dancing with Demons, both of which have been optioned by Ruby Entertainment.  He is a distinguished criminal psychologist with thriving offices in Sydney and Melbourne.


Criminal Psychologist

CRIME PAYS – The true crime genre boom and why audiences are obsessed with the dark side of human nature

Conference Hall 3, Level 2

From TV docos, docu-dramas, scripted, podcast and streaming we can’t get enough of bad blood, evil deeds and injustice. This panel uncovers how the true crime genre, scripted and factual, has grown and matured from late night fringe content to a prime time, broadcast, streaming and podcast phenomenon. We’ll peer into the dark recesses of […]