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Dr Sharon Gold

Dr Sharon Gold

Relationship Therapist, Psychologist

Live Better Psychology

Are you sick of feeling 'listened to' in therapy but not learning strategies that you can use to help you to positively change? Live Better Psychology's philosophy is that anyone can experience permanent psychological change if the right kind of therapy is combined with the best possible evidence based strategies. Our psychological treatments are integrative and trans-diagnostic which means you get a psychological treatment plan tailored to your unique needs.

PHONEPRACTICE LOCATIONS

  • 130 Edgecliff Road, Woollahra, NSW 2025 1800 883 926 PHONE 1800 883 926
  • Unit 3, 283 Mann St, Gosford, NSW 2250 PHONE 1800 833 926 1800 833 926

Services

  • Counselling, Psychotherapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Phone Consultations, Online Video Consultations 
  • I specialise in seeing First Responders, Couples and Veterans/Current Serving Defence personnel for trauma, couples therapy and in the perinatal field.

    Areas of Special Interest

  • Addiction, Alcohol / Drug Dependency, Anxiety / Panic Attacks, Borderline Personality, Cancer Support, Carer Support, Childhood Issues, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Divorce / Separation, Dual diagnosis, Eating Disorders, Emotional Overwhelm, Family / Parenting, Fertility / Pregnancy, Gay and Lesbian Issues, Gender and Sexuality, Grief / Bereavement, Guilt Feelings, Insomnia, Loneliness, Obsessive Compulsive, Pain / Rehabilitation, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postnatal Depression, PTSD, Relationship Issues, Self Harm, Sex Related Issues, Sexual Abuse, Stress Management, Suicidal Feelings, Trauma Recovery, Violence, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues  
  • MODALITIES / Approach

    ACT, Animal Assisted Therapy, CBT, DBT, EMDR, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Interpersonal, Marriage and Family, MBSR, Mindfulness, Narrative Therapy, Schema Therapy, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Trauma-Informed

    EMDR, Gottman Method Couples Therapy, CBT, Emotion Focused Couples Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Interpersonal Psychotherapy

    ACCREDITATIONS

    • PhD (Science - Psychology) - 2010 - UON
    • Certificate of Clinical Neuropsychotherapy - 2016 - MIACN
    • Level B Certificate in Interpersonal Psychotherapy - 2007 - ISIPT
    • BA(Psych)(Hons) - 1999 - CSturt
    • GradDipPsych - 1997 - CSturt

    Professional Associations

    • Australian Association for Cognitive & Behaviour Therapy
    • Australian Psychological Society
    • EMDRAA
    • International Society for Interpersonal Psychotherapy
    • The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

    Quality Provision

    Excellence and professionalism in everything I do

    Background

    Extensive experience in clinical private practice since 2003. Special interests currently are PTSD, Trauma in couples and emergency workers, fertility issues, cancer - psycho-oncology and death anxiety

    Appointments

    10am to 8pm Monday - Thursday

    Transport and Parking

    Ample free parking at both clinics

    Fees

    APS recommended rate

    Payment Options

    We process after your session using Stripe.



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    10 Questions with Sharon Gold

    • Which philosophical approaches have influenced your professional/personal development?

    • Kabbalah and Buddhism
    • Which particular aspects of health or the human journey are you interested in?

    • Mind - body connection
    • What method/s do you use?

    • Evidence-based science including EMDR, Gottman Method Couples Therapy, CBT, ACT, IPT
    • When do you think the client will start to feel that progress is being made?

    • From the very first session if Max (my Groodle Animal Assistant) and I are doing our jobs properly!
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    Dr Sharon Gold

    Sharon Gold

    Relationship Therapist, Psychologist

    As a trauma and couples therapist, I am passionate about helping couples and individuals reduce their distress and overcome the negative impacts of PTSD, Complex PTSD, personality disorders. I am Gottman Method and EMDR trained and I have a special interest working with emergency workers and couples in distress. I work with my Animal Assisted Therapy Dog, Max, who is a standard Groodle. He adds a unique healing element to therapy that clients absolutely resonate with. ...

    • Woollahra, Gosford
    • ACT, Animal Assisted Therapy, CBT, DBT, EMDR, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Interpersonal, Marriage and Family, MBSR, Mindfulness, Narrative Therapy, Schema Therapy, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Trauma-Informed