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Expertise and areas of interest 

  • anxiety disorders

  • post-traumatic stress disorders

  • depression and post-natal depression

  • adjustment disorders relating to life stages and events

  • grief and loss

  • specific phobias

  • school-related issues and behavioural problems.

Treatment modalities

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)

  • Schema Therapy

  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desenitisation Reprocessing)


Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology)

Masters of Psychology (Clinical)

Professional Diploma in Applied Psychology

Bachelor of Arts Degree (Psychology)

Registration and Certification

Registered Clinical Psychologist APS 

Board Approved Supervisor


Member of the APS
Member International

Schema Therapy Society (ISST)

Specialist training & accreditation 

EMDR Therapist (Phases 1, 2 & 3)

Schema Therapist (Complex Cases)

Schema Therapist (Children and Adolescents)

Advanced Schema Therapist

(Borderline Personality Disorder)

Advanced Schema Therapist (Avoidance and Overcompensation) Mindfulness Therapist

Current studies and training

School Neuropsychology

Postgraduate Certificate Program (Texas, USA)

Advanced Schema Therapy for Adults 

(Munich, Germany)

Advanced Schema Therapy for

Children and Adolescents (London, UK)

About Dr Janine

Dr Janine has over 20 years’ experience as a psychologist and over 10 years’ experience as a clinical psychologist.  She has a PhD in Psychology, a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology, a Professional Diploma in Applied Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Psychology).  


Dr Janine is internationally trained in the UK and USA and accredited in a broad range of evidence-based and contemporary treatment modalities, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy for children, adolescents and adults, and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing).  


Dr Janine owns and consults from The Balmain Practice, and her other practices in Adelaide, South Australia and Munich, Germany.  She is also the resident psychologist for psycho-educational assessments at several international middle and senior schools in Munich, Germany. Prior to establishing her own psychology practices, Dr Janine worked as a health consultant for KPMG where she specialised in organisational and cultural change. She also worked as a senior psychologist and manager of the psychological trauma team for Davidson Trahaire Corpsych in Sydney.


You’ll find Dr Janine has a relaxed, warm and friendly approach. She is caring and empathetic and provides a professional and safe therapeutic environment for her patients. Dr Janine specialises in anxiety disorders, post-traumatic and acute stress disorders, depression and post-natal depression, adjustment disorders relating to life stages and events, grief and loss, eating disorders, specific phobias, and school-related issues and behavioural problems.


Dr Janine has lived experience with the psychological, emotional and physical effects of cancer treatment and management as a result of her BCRA1 breast cancer diagnosis. This gives her unique shared insight and empathy when providing therapy to patients experiencing similar life events. Dr Janine is available for individual therapy sessions with adolescents and adults, and psycho-educational assessments for middle and senior school children.

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