Dr Stephen Stathis obtained a dual fellowship in paediatrics and psychiatry, with certificates in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. Stephen is currently the Medical Director of Child and Youth Mental Health Services, Children’s Health Queensland. He also acts as the Clinical Advisor to Queensland Health for child and youth mental health.
Stephen has extensive experience working among vulnerable and marginalised young people within the community. His clinical interests include ‘bridging the gap’ between paediatrics and psychiatry, mental health policy and strategic planning, gender dysphoria, consequences of early childhood trauma and abuse, and adolescent forensic psychiatry.