Dr Conn Dorai-Raj (MSc., D.Couns.Psych., C. Psychol., Ps SI), is a Senior Counselling & Forensic Psychologist and Chartered Member of the Psychological Society of Ireland. His professional interests include trauma intervention, forensic assessment, child forensic interviewing, and rehabilitation of offenders.

Conn received his M.Sc. in Developmental Psychopathology from Durham University, and his Doctorate in Counselling Psychology from Trinity College, Dublin. While at Trinity he received the Allen Burke Memorial prize for his research on the experience of fatherhood among gay men.

In his primary role at Children’s Health Ireland at Tallaght Hospital, Conn works therapeutically with children and adolescents who have experienced sexual violence. He also conducts child forensic assessments and supports parents and carers of impacted young people.

Conn also works for Forensic Psychological Services where he carries out psychological and risk assessments for violent and sexual offending on people engaging with the criminal justice system. He has previously worked as a psychologist in the Irish Prison Service, where he had oversight of the Building Better Lives programme for sexual offending.