Supervision at Schema Therapy Institute Australia

Schema Therapy Institute offers professional supervision including certification in Schema Therapy, for an area of endorsement, and supervision for registration purposes.  Supervision is not exclusively Schema Therapy but may be Schema Therapy informed.  Supervision ranges from $220 to $250 for 50minutes and is GST inclusive.  All potential supervisees need to supply a copy of their CV and apply for supervision in order to ensure a good fit. 

Our supervisors and their area of expertise are as follows:

Dr. Tracy Garvin

Tracy is a clinical psychologist with experience in Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Adult Mental Health; her areas of interest include Trauma, Gender Dysphoria, Couples Counselling and Personality Pathology. Tracy has provided supervision in both a clinical and academic settings. Tracy is an AHPRA approved supervisor and provides general psychology supervision and for clinical endorsement. Tracy draws from a wide variety of techniques in her clinical practice including Schema Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy, CBT and other Mindfulness based interventions.

To arrange a supervision session with Tracy, please email:

Dr. Rita Younan

Rita is a Clinical Psychologist and AHPRA approved supervisor. Rita offers general Schema therapy supervision and for certification purposes in both individual and group Schema Therapy. Rita draws from a number of therapeutic approaches in her work including mindfulness, interpersonal neurobiology, somatic interventions, DBT, CBT in addition to Schema Therapy. Rita has an interest in personality pathology, developmental trauma and chronic psychopathology.

To enquire about supervision with Rita, please email:

Dr. Bonnie Albrecht

Bonnie has a Doctorate in Forensic Psychology and is an AHPRA approved supervisor and Advanced Schema Therapist in Individual Schema Therapy.  Bonnie has an interest in drug and alcohol use/dependence, personality pathology and trauma.  Bonnie draws from a number of therapeutic approaches including DBT, CBT, Mindfulness based interventions and Schema Therapy.  Bonnie is available to offer general supervision or for Forensic endorsement. 

To enquire about supervision with Bonnie, please email

Mat Pierce

Mat has a Masters in Clinical Psychology, is a Certified Schema Therapist and Board Approved Supervisor for general and clinical endorsement supervision.  Mat has an interest and experience working with clients with a broad range of concerns. This includes clients with; body image concerns, problematic eating, low self-worth, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, perfectionism, psychosis, and difficulty with long-standing emotional and behavioural difficulties such as Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).  Mat is inclusive of people from all walks of life. He endeavours to engage in a culturally sensitive practice. He is an LGBTIQ friendly psychologist.  Mat primarily uses Schema Therapy and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) in his work. He has further interests in Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) and mindfulness-based approaches. 

To enquire about supervision with Mat, please email