Terrigal Gestalt Institute Faculty 2018-01-14T08:56:38+00:00

Our People

Dinah Eades Buchanan
Dinah Eades BuchananTGI Director & Retreat Facilitator
Dinah is Director of Terrigal Gestalt Institute and co-founder and facilitator for the ‘Opening to Grace’ Gestalt Healing Retreats. She is an experienced Educator, Gestalt Therapist, and Gestalt Spiritual Director with many years experience in Counselling, Child & Family Health, Gestalt Therapy, Spiritual Direction, and Group Training.
Barry Buchanan
Barry BuchananCo-Director & Retreat Facilitator
Barry is co-founder and facilitator for the ‘Opening to Grace’ Gestalt healing Retreats. He has completed studies in Community Services/ Case Management / Theology / Gestalt Therapy, and has a particular passion to combine Gestalt therapy with spiritual practice.
Declan Brady
Declan BradyGestalt Therapist - Sydney
Declan is a skilled Gestalt trainer and facilitator, and has been on faculty at TGI over the past six years. He has a particular interest in living a spiritual life and has been practicing mindfulness meditation from the Theravadan Buddhist tradition for the past 15 years. Declan is currently in private practice in Bondi, Sydney.
Johanna Treweeke
Johanna TreweekeGestalt Therapist - Coffs Harbour, NSW
Johanna is a Gestalt Therapist and Social Worker and has been on TGI faculty over the past six years. She is a Gestalt Therapy Trainer, Holistic Psychotherapist for Individuals, Couples and Groups, Professional Support, Creative Psychotherapy. She currently has a private practice in Coffs Harbour, NSW.
Philip Oldfield
Philip OldfieldGestalt Therapist - Sydney
Phil has been a Gestalt Trainer since 1986 and on was on TGI faculty for over five years. He currently works in private practice in Surry Hills, Sydney, and runs Gestalt Retreats with Rhonda Gibson-Long in northern NSW.

Gestalt Therapists

Doug Sotheren
Doug SotherenBodywork Course Facilitator
Doug first trained as a relationship counsellor in 1970 – 1973 and undertook further training in Gestalt and Family Therapy.
GABRIELA den HOLLANDERGestalt Therapist - Newcastle, NSW
Gaby has qualifications in Social Science and Gestalt Therapy and has also trained in Family Systems theory, Narrative therapy and Dialectical Behaviour therapy.
Marcus Missio-Spiteri
Marcus Missio-SpiteriCounsellor & Social Worker - Central Coast
Marcus is a Social Worker and Clinical Supervisor working within Health, as well as in private practice on the Central Coast.
Lisa Turnbull
Lisa TurnbullNaturopath, Counsellor, Energetic Healer and Group Facilitator - Central Coast
Lisa is a naturopath, counsellor, energetic healer and group facilitator with over 18 years’ experience working in the field of complementary medicine.
Leanna McNeil
Leanna McNeilRemedial Massage Therapy, Psychotherapy, Intuitive Bodywork, Counselling, Reiki & Energetic Healing
Leanna is a holistic health practitioner, specialising in transformational body work, massage, holistic counselling and group facilitation. Leanna uses a combination of modalities when working with her clients and her passion lies in her ability to connect people with their bodies.
Naomi Sirio
Naomi SirioCounselor,Gestalt Therapist & Lifeline Trainer - Central Coast
Naomi is a Graduate from the Sydney Gestalt Institute 2010 and has over ten years of experience in case work in addition to numerous years of experience working with new parents.