Psychologist charged with indecently assaulting young patient

A psychologist has been charged over the alleged repeated indecent assault of a young patient.

The 51-year-old man was arrested at a clinic in Coffs Harbour about 9.50am yesterday.

Police allege the man was treating the young boy as a clinical psychologist at the time of the indecent assaults.


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He has since been charged with four counts of indecent assault person under 16 years.

The man was refused bail and appeared at Coffs Harbour Local Court yesterday, where he was granted strict conditional bail to appear at the same court on Tuesday 11 July.