With degrees in Clinical psychology, arts and education, Dr Toula Gordillo has worked in private practice and schools for almost thirty years. She regularly delivers important social, psychological and historical information using interventions and therapies that are evidence-based, ancient and narrative.
She particularly loves to use allegory: a story, picture or poem that contains hidden meanings and messages.
Dr Gordillo is published in books, magazines and academic journals including: Youth Voice Journal, Viewpoint, The Artifice, Immanence—Journal of Applied Myth, Story & Folklore and Cambridge Scholars Press.
She is a member of The CG Jung Society of Queensland, The International Depth Psychology Alliance, The Australian Society of Authors, The Queensland Writer’s Centre and The Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network.
Toula is an international guest speaker and has presented on cyber-safety stories and images at Wakatipu State High School, New Zealand; and myth-based stories and images for mental health at Cambridge College, India. Dr Gordillo has additionally presented at numerous University and private conferences and institutions.
Dr Toula Gordillo is the creator of Universal Psychology™, including Story Image Therapy (SIT)® , Story Image Tools, and The Mythic Toolbox program. These educational and therapeutic modalities contain ancient and modern STORIES & IMAGES as part of Toula’s Talk to Teens organisation.