Banned after affair with transgender patient

A PSYCHOLOGIST who embarked on a sexual relationship with a patient who had gender reassigned from female to male – then transitioned back to female during the relationship – has been banned from reapplying for registration for five years. 

He is also banned from providing any health services until a reinstatement order is made.

The NSW Health Care Complaints Commission brought complaints of unprofessional conduct and professional misconduct against Seth Talmadge, who is not currently registered as a psychologist. 

The NSW Civil and Administrative