Claudia Zappalenti is a highly skilled and professional counsellor who has been in practice since 2010. She is a clinical member of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia and has worked in a wide range of settings with individuals, couples, and families across a broad range of issues.
Claudia has extensive experience and is committed to supporting her clients in developing awareness of their strengths and in empowering them to achieve long lasting change. Sometimes in life, because of a range of reasons possibly including adverse childhood experiences or to traumatic or stressful events, we can get stuck into unhelpful coping mechanism that are preventing us from reaching our full potentials. Claudia’s supportive and genuine approach creates an environment for clients to explore their issues and find motivation for change so that counselling can become a liberating experience.
Claudia strongly believes that we are all unique and uses evidence-based client-centred and trauma informed approaches to suit clients’ therapeutic needs. To do this, she draws on different counselling modalities including mindfulness, solution-focused therapy, narrative therapy, and acceptance commitment therapy.