‘Sodomy should be illegal’: Psychologist reprimanded

The ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal imposed the conditions after confirming a finding of unprofessional conduct by the Psychology Board of Australia against Philip Pocock, who had said people should be able to discriminate against homosexuals and that sodomy should be criminalised.

It ordered Mr Pocock, who has been registered as a psychologist since 2002, to enter a 12-month mentoring relationship with an approved psychologist involving a monthly review of audio or video recordings made of his consultations with patients’