Forensic psychologist, Anne Lucas holds degrees in Psychology from the University of Sydney, Macquarie University and James Cook University. She is registered as a Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority and is a long-standing member of the Australian Psychological Society. Anne is a committee member of the APS NSW Forensic College and won a Forensic College Award for Psychological Practice and Professional Work in 2018.
For over twenty years Anne has been involved in treatment and research. Her interests lie in Public Health and Social Policy especially as they relate to emotional well being, mental health and families. In her day to day practice, Anne provides expert reports to the Family Court of Australia, Children’s Court and District and Supreme Courts. Anne has been involved in research through the University of NSW and Charles Sturt University. Most recently, she has contributed a chapter on Psychological Assessment in a Forensic Context to the 2018 edition of Crime and Mental Health Law in New South Wales: A practical guide for lawyers and health care professionals (eds. Howard and Westmore).