Dr. Rodriguez is a Senior Psychologist who has substantial experience in Clinical Psychology, Forensic Psychology, and Neuropsychology.
He is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and Registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). He has over 30 years of clinical experience, including more than 17 years in Forensic Psychology.
Dr. Rodriguez completed his PhD with the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Sydney in 2014, investigating the Neuropsychological Function of first-time sex offenders over the age of 50 (see - https://ses.library.usyd.edu.au/handle/2123/12048).
Dr. Rodriguez is a conjoint Lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, in the Forensic Mental Health Masters Program. He has a number of publications and routinely conducts research into criminogenic behaviour.
Dr. Rodriguez has provided Expert Evidence for Defence, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution, and the Crown Solicitors for over 15 years. He has appeared in Local, District, Supreme, and Family courts (see http://www.austlii.edu.au). He has appeared in high-profile cases throughout (for e.g., see -http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/nadine-haag-suicide-ruling-overturned-20130823-2sgbr.html). He conducts psycho-legal reports for Legal Aid and the Aboriginal Legal Service, including in cases of individuals with an intellectual disability who are charged with offences.
Dr. Rodriguez provides Forensic and Medico-legal reports for WorkCover and CTP.
In addition to forensic work, Dr. Rodriguez provides psychological treatment using various empirically proven treatment approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Schema Therapy, Acceptance Therapy and Mindfulness.