Faculty

 

SUSANNA GOODRICH

Susanna GoodrichSusanna Goodrich graduated from Sydney Gestalt Institute in 2002 and completed her Master of Gestalt in 2012. Susanna has been in private practice in the Eastern Suburbs for nine years. Susanna has extensive experience as an educator in Higher Education facilities and is a Clinical Member of GANZ.

Susanna has wide and varied interests in psychotherapeutic practice- attachment theory, neuroscience, self-object relations, bodywork, creativity, metaphor and dreamwork. She is a busy mother, passionate cook, avid reader and enjoys nearly everything about her very honest marriage.

LINDA FELDSTEIN

(Grad Dip Gestalt Psychotherapy, MSc Education (Learning Disabilities), BSc Education (Linda FeldsteinSocial Sciences), Cert. Chemical Dependency Counsellor) is a Psychotherapist & Educator who has worked in both the public and private sectors for over twenty years.

Linda has worked with individuals and groups in traditional therapeutic settings, academia, and within the US prison system. Linda designed and directed “Project Resolve” transitioning hundreds of women from incarceration to community life. It was in this setting that a personal “koan” (question) arose – what elements contribute to fundamental and integrated change? This dynamic and lifelong exploration continues to grow in interest and vitality.

Linda is a Clinical Member of GANZ.

GINA ONEILL
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(B Soc Science, Master of Gestalt Therapy). Gina has over 10 years working in private psychiatric clinical settings treating individuals with various addictions, mood disorders, eating disorders and other trauma-related conditions..Gina has also held the position of President of CAPA (NSW) for 2 years where she represented the psychotherapy and counselling profession towards governance and industry recognition. She is known for her work with childhood trauma and it’s link with adult mental health issues. Gina currently has a private practice, is an educator in a number of higher education settings.

Visiting faculty

MICHAEL REED (BSW, MSW, PhD, FMGANZ)

Michael ReedMichael Reed is a registered psychologist and authorised supervisor with the Psychology Board of Australia. He is also an accredited social worker with the Australian Association of Social Workers. Michael has been a practicing Gestalt Psychotherapist for over 30 years and a Gestalt trainer for 25 years.

Michael was the foundation President of GANZ (Gestalt Australia & New Zealand), the peak body representing Gestalt Practitioners in this region of the world (1998-2000), and the Chair of the Association’s Ethics Committee (1998-2006). He was awarded the honour of ‘Fellow of GANZ’ in 2006.