sydneyschematherapy

SIGN UP FOR LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

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)

View more

Upcoming Events

    Find what you're looking for here!

    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 …

    more info
    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…

    more info
    Individual Therapy

    Individual Therapy

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

    more info
    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…

    more info
    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…

    more info
    Support for Therapists

    Support for Therapists

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

    more info

    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!

    Latest Articles

    blog feed

    What are Coping Modes in Schema Therapy?
    What are Coping Modes in Schema Therapy?

    Schema Modes are considered to be moment-to-moment cognitive-emotional states (or personas) which a person can ‘live in’ and ‘operate from’. Modes tend to be observable by others. When our schemas are triggered, we react in certain ways (to cope with the schema or the pain of the schema). These...

    What are Child Modes in Schema Therapy?
    What are Child Modes in Schema Therapy?

    Vulnerable Child Modes Child modes are parts of self (or representations of the self) which came into being in childhood in response to the parenting you received and other experiences you encounted. Think about the concept of the ‘inner child’ that many therapists have written...

    What are Parent or Critic Modes in Schema Therapy?
    What are Parent or Critic Modes in Schema Therapy?

    The Demanding, Punitive & Guilt-inducing ‘Parent’ Modes These parent (or ‘inner critic’) modes are learned thoughts and beliefs (about yourself and others) which are negative in nature. They might sound like this: “I’m ugly, I’ll never get anywhere in life; I’m worthless, I’m not as good as...

    Changing Lives with Schema Therapy