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Janette is an adjunct senior lecturer. She is a clinical and counselling psychologist with specialist qualifications and extensive experience in individual, relationship and group psychotherapies, psychoanalytic psychotherapy and group analysis.


Clinical activities

AHPRA Registered Psychologist with endorsements in Clinical Psychology and Counselling Psychology (and member of both APS Colleges)

AHPRA Endorsement as Registered Supervisor

AHPRA Endorsement as Supervisor for Counselling Psychology endorsement

Group Analyst

Research interests

Spirituality, meaning making, mindfulness, meditation, coping, growth

Spiritualities and psychotherapy

Extraordinary/exceptional experiences (peak, mystical and so on)

Companion animals and wellbeing, animal assisted psychotherapy, animal assisted interventions

Psychotherapeutic space, psychotherapeutic practice

Creative and performing arts and psychological wellbeing, nature and wellbeing

Transitions, older adult development, resilient ageing

Depth psychotherapy, psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy (individual, relationship and group)

 Diversity sensitive psychotherapy


Qualitative (including thematic analysis and narrative approaches) and mixed methods

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research area keywords

  • Animal Assisted Therapy
  • Creative Arts and Psychotherapies
  • Depth Psychologies
  • Meaning Making
  • *Spirituality and Wellbeing
  • *Extraordinary/Exceptional Experiences
  • Mystical/Peak Experiences
  • Mindfulness
  • Meditation
  • Secular Spiritualities
  • Resilience
  • Psychological Growth Through the Lifespan
  • Relationship and Group Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic Approaches
  • Older Adult Development
  • Nature and Wellbeing
  • Diversity sensitive therapy