Rita Younan is a clinical psychologist and advanced ST supervisor- trainer, and director of Schema Therapy Institute Australia. Rita is currently the training co-ordinator for the International Society of Schema Therapy and part of the executive board that represents the society. Rita has provided training, treatment and conducted research in Schema Therapy. Her area of interest include attachment theory, the neurobiology of attachment, trauma and personality pathology. Rita has presented as various international conferences and is actively involved in the Schema Therapy community. Rita has been a clinical psychologist seeing patients with varying presentations for almost 20 years.