Dr. Deirdre D’Orazio is a clinical and forensic psychologist in state service and private practice. She is employed by the California Department of State Hospitals where she has held a variety of positions over the past twenty-two years servicing forensically committed individuals, including as director of the sexual offense treatment program and evaluation services, civil commitment evaluator, and currently with Conditional Release Program Operations. She sits on the leadership boards for the California Sex Offender Management Board and the Sexual Offender Civil Commitment Network. Dr. D’Orazio has publications, professional trainings, media interviews and research in the areas of sexual offense risk assessment, paraphilic disorders, best practices in sexual offense specific treatment, sexual abuse disclosures, professional ethics and supervision. She holds psychologist licenses in California, Minnesota, and North Dakota and is a certified trainer for multiple risk assessment tools.