Fellows of AACBT Ltd – Professor Mark Creamer

Professor Mark Creamer

BA (Hons), Uni of Portsmouth, MA, Uni of Melb, PhD, Uni of Melb, FAPS, FAACBT

Mark Creamer

Professor Mark Creamer was inducted as a Fellow of AACBT Ltd in 2016.

Professor Mark Creamer is a clinical psychologist, internationally recognised for his work in the field of posttraumatic mental health. He is a Professorial Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne and, until 2011, was Director of the Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health (now known as Phoenix Australia).

Mark has considerable clinical, policy, teaching, and research experience in the mental health effects of disaster and trauma. Over the last 30 years, he has worked extensively with individuals, communities, and organizations to facilitate recovery following distressing incidents of natural and human origin. Mark works with government and non-government organisations, as well as with health professionals, to improve the recognition, prevention and treatment of mental health problems in people exposed to stressful life events.

He has a strong research track record, having published over 160 journal articles and many book chapters, as well as co-editing/authoring three books. He served for six years on the Board of Directors of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and, in 2011, was awarded their highest honour, the Lifetime Achievement Award.