Dr Mark Cross Books & Biography
Doctor Mark Cross is a psychiatrist specialising in treating young people, complex PTSD, women's mental health and anxiety disorders. He has a special interest in sexuality and identity issues, as well as mental health in the workplace and is passionate about equality, human rights, ethics in psychiatry, reducing stigma and improving the care and quality of life of people with lived experience of mental illness. Mark has worked in psychiatry for three decades and is a senior lecturer at the University of NSW and a conjoint lecturer at Western Sydney University. He is a member of the board of SANE Australia, whose mission is to improve the mental health of those living with complex mental health issues as well as reducing stigma. In 2015, he received the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists NSW Branch Meritorious Service Award for his significant contribution to psychiatry. In 2016, he co-authored with Dr Catherine Hanrahan Changing Minds: the go to guide to mental health, developed out of the landmark ABC TV series of the same name. He is married to John; they have two sons.