Brian Roet

Brian Roet (born 2 November 1939) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the 1960s.

Brian Roet
Personal information
Date of birth (1939-11-02)2 November 1939
Original team(s) University Blacks
Debut 6 May 1961, Melbourne
vs. St Kilda, at MCG
Height 187 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1961–65, 1968 Melbourne 88 (1)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1968.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Recruited from University Blacks in the Victorian Amateur Football Association, Roet was a centre-half back in Melbourne's 1964 premiership side and played a total of 88 games for the club. He left Melbourne in 1965, and played two seasons with University Blacks, before returning to Melbourne in 1968 for one final season. In accordance with his family's wishes, he played in the VFL as an amateur.[1]

Educated at Melbourne Grammar School, and at Melbourne University, Dr Brian Roet, M.B., B.D., D.A., who has worked as an anaesthetist and general practitioner, is now based in London. He practices as a psychotherapist, and specializes in hypnotherapy, and is a member of the British Society of Medical and Dental Hypnosis.[2][3]


  • Hypnosis: a gateway to better health (1986)
  • All in the mind?: think yourself better (1987, 1994, 1996)
  • A safer place to cry (1989)
  • Personal therapy: how to change your life for the better (1996)
  • The confidence to be yourself: how to boost your self-esteem (1998)
  • Understanding hypnosis: a practical guide to the health-giving benefits of hypnotherapy and self-hypnosis (2000)
  • Positive health: a practical guide to improving your wellbeing (2001)
  • Feelings: exploring your inner emotions (2003)


  1. Football Today, Herald-Sun, Melbourne, 1961, p. 48.
  2. "Metropolitan & South". British Society of Medical and Dental Hypnosis. Archived from the original on 27 September 2010. Retrieved 9 January 2011.
  3. Arasu, Anuradha (9 October 2004). "Happy hypnotherapist". BMJ Careers. Retrieved 9 January 2011.
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