Mr. Alfred Podhorodecki

Alfred’s main interests are in counselling and helping people overcome emotional and traumatic life issues. He is a qualified:

  • Clinical Hypnotherapist
  • Forensic Hypnologist
  • Forensic Psychophysiologist
  • Psychotherapist
  • Counsellor
  • Educationalist
  • Victimologist
  • Criminologist

Alfred has over 25 years experience in helping people who have encountered trauma, grief, injury or loss. He is experienced in helping individuals and groups from diverse cultures and social standing, particularly the Aboriginal community and disadvantaged individuals.

He is the former Deputy Head of Department at Monash University, and has lectured in Sociology, Organisational Theory, Aboriginal Culture, Policing, Criminology, Security Management, & Community Justice Studies at various universities including: Monash University, RMIT University, and University of Melbourne.

Alfred has been awarded an institutional Doctorate of Management.

Awards & Achievements

Some of the many awards held by Alfred include:

  • Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy
  • Cert. in Investigative & Forensic Hypnosis
  • Cert. in Advanced Therapeutic & Investigative Hypnosis
  • Cert. in Forensic Psychophysiology
  • Diploma of Polygraph Examination for Post Conviction Sex Offenders
  • Masters Degree in Education
  • Master Practitioner Neuro Linguistic Programming
  • Graduate Diploma of Education Policy & Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree
  • Diploma in Security Management
  • Diploma in Justice Studies
  • Diploma in Police Studies
  • Cert. IV in (Business) Administration
  • Cert. IV in Training and Workplace Assessment
  • Cert. in Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques


He is a member of the National Guild of Hypnotists (USA), the Australasian Society for Psychophysiology, the American Polygraph Association, Military Police Association Australia, International Police Association, and is a licensed Ideo-Ego Dynamics practitioner.

His office is in Mitcham, Victoria, Australia. For more information please contact.


Alfred Podhordecki is referenced in various chapters of ‘Clues From The Beyond’, the new publication out now by Debbie Malone, celebrated Australian Psychic Medium. Malone, M., Clues From Beyond: True Crime Stories From Australia’s #1 Psychic Detective. Rockpool Publishing.