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ABOUT THE FOOD & MOOD ACADEMY

Led by Dr Tetyana Rocks, the Food & Mood Academy is the translational arm of the Food & Mood Centre. We design and deliver evidence-driven education, training and resources aimed at upskilling health professionals, healthcare consumers, and organisations, to apply the transformative field of Nutritional Psychiatry in their everyday professional and personal lives.

OUR VISION AND MISSION

The Food & Mood Academy envision a world where everyone has the knowledge and skills to support their mental health and wellbeing through food.

We are on a mission to bridge the gap between food-mood research and real-world practice, empowering individuals and professionals alike with expert-led education and training.

MEET THE ACADEMY TEAM

DR TETYANA ROCKS

Director, Food & Mood Academy 

Dr Tetyana Rocks is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, Senior Research Fellow and director of the Food and Mood Academy. Tetyana’s work focusses on translating food and mood evidence into practical and accessible education and training. Tetyana’s work enables implementation of the latest research in Nutritional Psychiatry into transdiagnostic clinical practice and supports globally connected education, directly addressing the current gap between evidence and practice. Tetyana is regularly invited to speak at academic, professional, and community events in Australia and overseas.

MEGAN PILON

Consultant, Food & Mood Academy 

Megan Pilon is a registered psychologist and Associate Research Fellow at the Food and Mood Academy. Megan support development and delivery of food and mood related training. She also works clinically as a psychologist practice supporting individuals and groups to improve mental health outcomes through cognitive, behavioural and lifestyle change.

 

 

PHELIA HARRISON

Social Media Manager, Food & Mood Academy 

Phelia Harrison is a marketing specialist and Media Manager at the Food and Mood Academy. Phelia holds a Bachelor of Nutrition Science from Deakin University, and is currently completing further postgraduate studies in nutrition. Phelia has a particular interest in vegan nutrition and consumer behaviour.

 

 

 

FOOD & MOOD ACADEMY IMPACT

Read about how we have achieved our mission in 2023.