Gladiss Warda
Clinical Psychologist

Gladiss Warda has had extensive experience in working with toddlers, children, adolescents and their families since 1998. She also specialises in working with mothers on attachment and bonding issues and dealing with perinatal and postnatal anxiety and depression.

Gladiss has developed her expertise in assessing and treating children and adolescents presenting with a range of behavioural and emotional difficulties from her extensive work with families in a range of NSW Health settings including child youth and family services and the Child and Adolescent Mental Health field. She continues to work with Mindset (child youth and family team) on part-time basis.

Through her early work with the Bankstown Anxiety Clinic in developing and implementing individual and group therapy programs Gladiss became skilled in treating young people and adults presenting with a range of psychological disorders including anxiety, depression study stress, procrastination and interpersonal difficulties. Her experience has been consolidated in her more recent 2-year employment at the Australian Catholic University.

Gladiss obtained her Bachelor of Arts with Honours (Psychology) and her Master of Psychology (Clinical) at UNSW. She has been a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) College of Clinical Psychologists for over 15 years, and she is a founding member of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association (ACPA).  Gladiss has also been involved in supervising clinical psychology registrars completing their training at UNSW, University of Sydney, Macquarie University and University of Wollongong.

Gladiss offers a warm, compassionate and accepting atmosphere for children, adolescents, and their families. She utilizes evidence-based therapies to build on their strengths to help them achieve growth and change in their lives.  She is skilled in using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), attachment-based therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), and Schema Therapy.