Philip Pocock was born in 1956 in Bendigo, Australia. He is the eldest of 12 children and has lived in Canberra, Australia for most of his adult life.
He was an itinerant Federal Public Servant and played competitive sports for many years. He returned to study in his late thirties and obtained a BSc in Psychology, Neuroscience and Genetics from the Australian National University.
He completed further study and supervision and worked as a registered psychologist until 2015.
This book is republished in the light of the sexual scandals in the Catholic Church, in particular the Royal Commission into Child Sexual abuse in Australia. A plain language but complex speculative theory of psychology inc new refs.- [Prof. Paul Bloom(Yale), Prof Jordan Peterson(Toronto) & Jin-Chun Lu et al] that integrates gender, sexuality and psychological aspects of society and religion.