ANZOS OSSANZ AOCO 2017

Doctor Leah Brennan

Dr Leah Brennan is Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at Australian Catholic University where she leads the Body Image, Eating and Weight Clinical Research Team and the Clinic for Healthy Eating and Weight. She is an endorsed clinical, health, and educational and developmental psychologist. Her research focuses on the role of psychology in understanding and treating feeding, eating, weight, and body image disorders and their biopsychosocial comorbidities. Leah has published extensively in high quality journals and is regularly invited to present her work at scientific conferences. She has worked in a range of community and hospital settings providing assessment and treatment for individuals with obesity and eating disorders. Leah is passionate about the implementation of evidence based practice and the generation of practice based research.