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Changing Lives with
Schema Therapy!

Hello! I’m Dr Gemma Gladstone
Certified Advanced Level Schema Therapist, Supervisor/Trainer.
Clinical Psychologist.

BA (Hons), GradDip (Psychotherapy), Cert (Clin Hypnosis), PhD.

Memberships:

Australian Psychological Society (APS)
APS Clinical College
International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST)

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Upcoming Events

  • Therapist Self-Care Winter Retreat : July 2019

    SORRY, THE RETREAT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED  ALL ROOMS ARE NOW OCCUPIED – THERE MAY BE AN OPTION FOR ATTENDING AND BOOKING YOUR OWN ACCOMMODATION IN BUNDANOON. PLEASE CONTACT US BY EMAIL TO CHECK AVAILABILITY.   This retreat, run over 2-days in a peaceful setting in Bundanoon, provides participants with an opportunity to go a […]

  • Experiential Interventions in Grief Therapy : August 2019

    Workshop Description: Grief is an inescapable experience inherent in the human condition. The majority of clients presenting for mental health concerns or interpersonal problem are also carrying some degree of unprocessed loss, whether in the form of specific bereavements or as integral components of other difficult life experiences (eg, early abandonments / trauma). It is […]

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      Services and Information

      What is Schema Therapy?

      What is Schema Therapy?

      Schema Therapy was originally developed by a psychologist named Jeffery Young in the 1990’s and since then many other …

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      Who Can Benefit?

      Who Can Benefit?

      Most people can benefit from Schema Therapy because we all have some degree of difficulty in our life which is linked to a…

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      Individuals Therapy

      Individuals Therapy

      Schema therapy can assist with many different client issues and presenting problems. Also see who can benefit…

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      Couples Therapy

      Couples Therapy

      About 1 in 6 clients who seek therapy come as part of a couple. Couples seek counselling for many different reasons including…

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      Training & Events

      Training & Events

      We appreciate the effort and time it takes for you to take a day or two out from your schedule to attend…

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      Support for Therapists

      Support for Therapists

      Over the years, Gemma has provided consultations for many health professionals and therapists. It can be difficult for …

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      What have others said about our workshops?

      Testimonials

      "It was really interesting and insightful. Good overview of schema therapy and very useful tips for my own self-care.”

      Anonymous psychologistMel

      "The day, presenter and content met my expectations and hopes wonderfully. The depth and tools to really dig in and work on own triggers as well as practical insights into self-care.”

      Anonymous psychologistBrisbane

      “Thanks Gemma for all the gems of knowledge, clear presentation and very compassionate approach”

      Joni Bryan-PowerQld

      “Everyone needs an opportunity to attend this workshop. It is so helpful, refreshing, energising and informative.”

      M. McCormackQld

      An interesting and practical workshop combining relevant aspects of schema therapy, self-compassion and mindfulness. Instantly applicable to my practice.”

      Sarah HensleySyd

      Found this workshop insightful and beneficial. I think all therapists need a good level of training in this area.We all need to look after ourselves to look after others, Thanks Gemma.”

      Tracey FrazerSyd

      Don't let despair and isolation stop you from getting help. Answers and solutions do exist!

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      5 Tips for a Calmer, more Joyful You.
      5 Tips for a Calmer, more Joyful You.

      1. Limit the ‘Noise’ In today’s busy world it’s easy to get caught up in all the distractions.  It can be a novel exercise to start to really notice what you are letting into your psyche, your consciousness – and to make an active choice as to whether it’s good for you or not.  Are

      The Five Steps of Emotion Coaching.
      The Five Steps of Emotion Coaching.

      1. Be aware of your child’s emotions. This is the vital first step of emotion coaching. Many parents and educators want to find solutions and problem-solve children’s negative emotions too soon. Notice how your child is feeling by the expression on their face. Take the time required to notice...

      How to help someone who is grieving?
      How to help someone who is grieving?

      There is no time-frame, stages or steps to grief. With regards to bereavement, a person does not experience linear or sequential stages (they may of course, but this is rarely the case). The actual experience of grief is a lot more haphazard. Perhaps people intuitively like the idea of stages...

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