Counselling & Psychotherapy for Women Suffering with Trauma, Emotional Eating & Not Feeling Good Enough.


Media, magazine, newspaper, psychotherapy blog and journal contributions by Jodie Gale

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Self-Help, Counselling & Psychotherapy Blogs

Self-Help & Self Care for Women

Top 10 self-help books for women

25 Life-changing self-help books (as recommended by therapists)

50+ Tips for self-care from 35 mental health experts (World Mental Health Day Blogger)

In conversation with the Soulful Woman

Depression: Understanding the black dog. Book release by Stephanie Sorrell

Money – 7 top tips from Suze Orman for managing your money

Money – What’s it got to do with our inner life?

How to turn a personal tragedy into a triumph

How to silence the inner critic by cultivating self-compassion

How to use words to heal the body, mind and spirit

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20 ways to practice gratitude [Infographic]

Brené Brown: 15 takeaways from The Power of Being Enough

Sooth anxiety and stress with this sleepytime bath ritual

Addiction recovery: the starting point for recovery is hope, not abstinence

Oprah Winfrey Harvard Commencement Speech and developing an internal GPS for the soul [Video]

How to create a sacred space for meditation

Repression of the sublime: Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?


Eating Psychology, Eating Disorders, Weight & Body Image

When I met Oprah: VIP Sound Check & An Evening With Oprah

How Oprah and Rudine helped me overcome my eating disorder. Featured on PowerFM Adelaide

Health at Every Size Manifesto by Linda Bacon

35 Awesome Quotes to Help Heal Your Relationship with Food & Body

Want to stop feeling crazy around food?

New look Healthy Eating Pyramid to help tackle nutrition confusion

The power of dynamic eating psychology™ and mind body nutrition™

4 ways to heal from disordered eating and body image issues

Beautiful Girl: Celebrating the wonders of your body. Book by Christiane Northrup

10 soulful books for eating disorders and other food, weight and body issues

Fat talk free week 2013

Body image awareness week 2013

Learn how to eat mindfully with Geneen Roth’s Raisin, Chip & Chocolate Exercise [Video]

Eating Disorders and Body Image: Psychosynthesis disidentification meditation (Body, Feelings, Mind)

Body Image & Eating Disorders: Fat Talk Free Week 3-9 December 2012



Family Feud: The mother-daughter relationship

Top 10 psychology, self-help and parenting books for mothers

Building a secure base for kids in care: The best attachment focused parenting books

Part Five: Children and iDevices: 10 tips for healthy iPad use for kids and their parents

Part Four:  Children and iDevices: The winter of our disconnect

Part Three: Children and iDevices: The effects of iDevice use, little brains and neuroscience

Part Two: Children and iDevices: From cradle to grave and iPads and education

Part One: Children and iDevices: Why our family did a U-turn!


Story, Movie & Music Therapy

Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself by Jess Glynne [Video]

Inside Out: We All Have Little Voices in Our Head [Official Movie Trailer]

The singing stone story

Secrets by Mary Lambert [Video]

How can watching movies help us to heal and grow? [Video]


Christmas & New Year

30 Alternatives to a Dysfunctional Family Christmas

How to create a vision board

How to stick with our New Year’s resolutions – it takes more than strong will!


Therapy Rocks!

Want to train as a counsellor or psychotherapist? Here’s what you need to know.

Best Mental Health & Wellbeing Bloggers 2015

Why psychosynthesis therapy rocks!

Therapy Rocks! Creative spaces: inside 25 counselling and psychotherapy rooms

Therapy Rocks!  Why counsellors, psychotherapists and their clients are better off without Medicare and other insurance rebates

Therapy Rocks! Psychosynthesis bloggers in action

Therapy Rocks! Why your therapist should be in therapy. Featuring Bleachers I wanna get better [Video]

Therapy Rocks! Does psychotherapy really work? Short answer: Yes!

Therapy Rocks! How can watching movies help us to heal and grow? [Video]

Therapy Rocks! What’s the difference between empathy and sympathy? [Video]

Therapy Rocks! Why invest in therapy? …Because you’re worth it! (Part 2, What stops you from investing in your emotional, psychological and spiritual health and well-being?)

Therapy Rocks! Why invest in therapy?… Because you’re worth it!

Therapy Rocks! Depression is helped by various talk therapies

Therapy Rocks! Psychotherapy develops your intelligence [Video]

Therapy Rocks! How we see ourselves [Video]

Therapy Rocks! Psychotherapist, counsellor, social worker, life-coach, psychologist, psychiatrist – what’s the difference?

Therapy Rocks! Why love matters

Therapy Rocks! Stigma, soul sickness and psychotherapy

Therapy Rocks! National Psychotherapy Day


Psychotherapy Journal articles

Eating Disorders: A search for wholeness by Jodie Gale. Published in CAPA Quarterly Journal, November, 2011 and in Psychosynthesis Quarterly, June 2012

Addiction: A Psychospiritual Perspective by Jodie Gale. Published in CAPA Quarterly Journal, November, 2010


Guest blog posts by Jodie Gale

Australian Childhood Foundation: Bringing mental health conferences into the 21st century

Clinicians on the couch with Jodie Gale in PsychCentral, 2014

10 ways blogging has transformed my private practice. Featured in Private Practice Toolbox on PsychCentral, 2014

Supporting women’s emotional, psychological and spiritual health and well-being: In conversation with Jodie Gale. Featured on Australia Counselling, 2013

A day in the life: Meet psychotherapist Jodie Gale. Featured in Private Practice Toolbox on PsychCentral, 2013

Psychosynthesis: A psychology with a Soul. Featured in Australia Counselling, 2012


Radio interviews and podcast contributions by Jodie Gale

How to cope with a dysfunctional family at Christmas. Featured talking about this article on 2UE on Christmas morning 2015 with John Cadogan

Therapist Success Story: In conversation with Jodie Gale. Featured on Australia Counselling Podcast series

Starved of a cure. Featured on ABC Radio


Blog, newspaper and magazine contributions by Jodie Gale

Hey Soul Sisters in Australian Yoga Journal May 2016

The Friendship Divorce in Final CLEO Collector’s Edition May 2016

Family Feud in CLEO March 2015

Suggestions for quieting the inner critic. Published in The World of Psychology on PsychCentral, 2014

How to filter toxic people from your life. Published in She Knows Australia, 2014

What’s a toxic person and how do you deal with one? Published in The World of Psychology on PsychCentral, 2014

20 ways to practice gratitude. Featured in YES! Magazine, 2013

Kid friendly car trip by Boel Eriksson. Published in the Manly Daily, 2013

10 more expert parenting tips by Amy Morin. Published in, 2012

20 ways that shrinks stay sane by Julie Hanks LCSW. Published  in Private Practice ToolBox, Psych Central, 2012

Facing the inconceivable by Hanna Marton. Featured in Let’s Talk About Fertility, Genea Fertility Clinic.

The Big Turn-off by Kate Hennessy. Published in Australian Well-being Magazine, 2011


Jodie participated as one of the psychotherapists in Dr Trisha Stratford’s ground-breaking research on the neuroscience of empathy and love. Read more about Dr Stratford’s research here: 

In Empathy, Body and Brains Align, 2010 

The Mind Blowing Power of Love, 2010
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