Welcome to Psych and Lifestyle
We offer services to assist you to build a lifestyle that supports your health
WHO ARE WE
Mark Anns is a health psychologist based in Sydney, Australia with over forty years of health experience – teaching, policy development, management, research, and clinical management. Mark has worked with both government and private organisations and has a interest in assisting people to maximise health and lifestyle outcomes. Click here for more
WHAT WE DO
Mark has forty years of experience dealing with chronic health issues. The focus of his work is on examining attitudes and beliefs to maximise lifestyle behaviours that lead to better health outcomes. Critical to this approach is the recognition of the importance of both pharmaceutical and behavioural approaches in health care.
Mark works utilises a biopsychosocial framework that recognises that health is impacted by the interaction between biology, psychology and social factors.
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AREAS OF FOCUS
- Substance dependence (addictions) – special focus on opioid dependence.
- Pain management
- Lifestyle management
- Health belief systems
- Sexual health and functioning
- Sexual orientation
- General mental health concerns – depression, anxiety, social isolation
- General concerns about the direction of life