Psychology and Health



Mark is a health psychologist who has an extensive history of working (Both in policy development and psychological interventions ) for public and private health-related organisations. Mark has extensive experience working in the area of substance use as well as sexual health.

Mark deals with a wide variety of mental health and other concerns, his current focus is on lifestyle health management – supporting individuals to take control of their health.

Career History Highlights

Health Policy Manager – Australia and New ZealandIndivior
A pharmaceutical company specialising in treatments for drug dependence.
PsychologistPrivate Practice
Manager – Opioid Treatment ProgramNSW Health
Manager Quality and Clinical CollaborationNSW Cancer Institute
Co-founder and Coordinator – Graduate Diploma of Sexual HealthACSHP and ASSERT
Assistant Director,  Head of Information Services Unit, and Head of the Counselling UnitAlbion Street (HIV) Centre
Career Highlights Mark Anns

A health psychologist is similar to other psychologists however their emphasis tends to be on a broader set of factors that may influence health and wellbeing (click here for more details).

In addition to his health psychology interests Mark is also secretary of the Australian Psychological Society -Transpersonal Psychology Interest Group.

Professional Affiliations (Current)

  • Australian Psychology Society (APS) – Member
  • APS College of Health Psychologists – Member
  • Australian Society of Sex Educators and Therapist – Member
  • Australian Society of Sex Educators and Therapist – Past President
  • APS – Transpersonal Psychology Interest Group – Secretary


  • Churchill Fellowship 2003

Publication list

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