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Dr Janette Brooks

Casual Academic

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5498
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO30.110  

Janette is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology with the School of Arts and Humanities, and a Registered Clinical Psychologist.

Current teaching

  • PSY5211 Clinical Psychology: Introduction to Practice
  • PSY6244 Family Psychology
  • PSY6347 Clinical Psychology for Special Populations.


Janette completed her undergraduate degrees, Master of Psychology (2006) and PhD (2010) at ECU. Janette has worked in research and clinical positions in the field of perinatal mental health for over 18 years, and has been in private practice for the last 6 years. Janette returned to ECU as a Senior Lecturer in January 2020.

Professional Associations

  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society
  • Registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Awards and recognition

University and National Teaching Awards

  • 2006 - ECU & BeyondBlue: Sherryl Pope PhD Memorial Scholarship.

Research areas and interests

  • Perinatal mental health
  • Infertility and assisted reproductive technology
  • Psychology of eating, weight and body image
  • Mindfulness-based interventions and meditation for mental health
  • The role of diet and exercise in mental health.


  • Doctor of Psychology, Edith Cowan University, 2010.
  • Master of Psychology, Edith Cowan University, 2006.
  • Bachelor of Psychology, Edith Cowan University, 1997.
  • Bachelor of Arts Psycholgy, Edith Cowan University, 1996.
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