This is Professor Anne Buist
Anne Buist is the Chair of Women’s Mental Health at the University of Melbourne, based at Austin Health, and has over 30 years clinical and research experience in perinatal psychiatry including being director of mother-baby units for much of this time. She continues to work with Protective Services and the legal system in cases of abuse, kidnapping, infanticide and murder. She teaches, supervises a perinatal outreach service and provides one off second opinions for management of perinatal disorders and opinions for the court on these matters but no longer takes on new patients.
Professor Buist also write psychological thrillers, the Natalie King, forensic psychiatrist, trilogy; Medea’s Curse, Dangerous to Know and This I Would Kill For, which includes infanticide, narcissism, child custody and sexual abuse. A stand-alone psychological thriller with a perinatal psychologist heroine, The Long Shadow, was released in April 2020.
Why does mental health matter to you?
“Good mental health is the building block for managing one’s life.”