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Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern

Augusto Zabaleta

"The deepest desire of the human heart is being seen, utterly forgiven, and still wanted” - Sharon Hersh
Augusto Zabaleta
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Biography

Now Accepting New Clients!

Augusto is a multicultural counselor from Brazil who simply loves to sit across from people! For a long time, Augusto walked in this world with a deep sense that life had more to offer than what he was experiencing. Through his own counseling journey, he learned that it was the very process of embracing pain and brokenness that would open him up to a more abundant life. Today, Augusto dedicates his time to help people flourish.

With a professional background in marketing, translation and acting, Augusto is a firm believer in the power of communication. In the counseling room, one of his passions is to help people connect with their heart so they can understand themselves better and communicate in a more effective way. Augusto offers counseling services in English, Portuguese and Spanish.

As a counselor, Augusto believes that both our deepest wounds and our greatest breakthroughs come through relationship, so he strives to offer his clients a space where they feel safe to navigate through uncharted territory. Augusto’s approach to counseling is client-focused, so he draws from various theories to serve each of his clients in the best way possible. He has a special interest in emotionally focused and psychodynamic therapy, but he also likes to use neuroscience and attachment theory as frameworks to understand and connect with his clients.

When he is not working, Augusto likes to enjoy the simple pleasures of life, like sipping a good cup of coffee, spending quality time with family and friends, and seeing nature.

 

“El deseo más profundo del corazón humano es el de ser vistos, totalmente perdonados, y aún así deseados” – Sharon Hersh

¡Augusto es un terapeuta brasileño a quien simplemente le encanta escuchar a las personas! Por mucho tiempo, Augusto caminó por este mundo con el sentimiento de que la vida tenía para ofrecer más de lo que él estaba viviendo. En su camino terapéutico, él aprendió que la ruta a la vida plena se vive a través del proprio proceso de abrirse al dolor y a las limitaciones de la condición humana. Hoy en día, Augusto se dedica a ayudar personas a vivir de una forma más liviana y fructífera.

Con experiencia profesional en marketing, traducción y teatro, Augusto creé firmemente en el poder de la comunicación. En sus sesiones, una de sus pasiones es ayudar a las personas a conectarse a su corazón para que se entiendan mejor y puedan comunicarse de forma más efectiva. Augusto ofrece sus servicios en inglés, portugués y español.

Como terapeuta, Augusto creé que tanto nuestras heridas más profundas como nuestras mayores conquistas vienen a través de relacionamientos. Así, él se esfuerza en ofrecer a sus clientes un espacio donde se sientan seguros para navegar por mares nuevos. El enfoque terapéutico de Augusto es centrado en el cliente, así que él utiliza teorías diversas para atender a cada uno de la mejor forma posible. Él se interesa especialmente en la terapia focalizada en las emociones y en la terapia psicodinámica, pero también utiliza los conceptos de la neurociencia y de la teoría del apego para entender y conectarse con sus clientes.

En el ámbito personal, a Augusto le encanta aprovechar los pequeños placeres de la vida, como tomar una buena taza de café, pasar tiempo de calidad con amigos y familiares, y aprovechar la naturaleza.

 

“O desejo mais profundo do coração humano é o de sermos vistos, completamente perdoados, e ainda assim desejados” – Sharon Hersh

Augusto é um terapeuta brasileiro que simplesmente ama ouvir pessoas! Por muito tempo, Augusto caminhou por este mundo com uma sensação de que a vida tinha mais para oferecer do que o que ele estava vivendo. Através da sua própria jornada terapêutica, ele aprendeu que o caminho para uma vida abundante reside no próprio processo de se abrir para a dor e para as limitações da condição humana. Hoje, Augusto se dedica a ajudar pessoas a viverem de forma mais leve e frutífera.

Com experiência em marketing, tradução e teatro, Augusto acredita firmemente no poder da comunicação. Durante suas sessões, uma de suas paixões é ajudar as pessoas a se conectarem com seu coração para que possam se entender melhor e se comunicar de forma mais eficaz. Augusto atende em inglês, português e espanhol.

Como terapeuta, Augusto acredita que tanto nossas feridas mais profundas quanto nossas maiores conquistas acontecem através de relacionamentos, por isso seu intuito é oferecer a seus clientes um espaço onde se sintam seguros para navegarem por mares novos. A abordagem terapêutica de Augusto é focada no cliente, então ele utiliza várias teorias para atender a cada um da melhor forma possível. Ele tem um interesse especial na terapia focada nas emoções e na terapia psicodinâmica, mas também utiliza os conceitos da neurociência e da teoria do apego para entender e se conectar com seus clientes.

Fora do trabalho, Augusto gosta de aproveitar os simples prazeres da vida, como tomar uma boa xícara de café, passar tempo de qualidade com amigos e familiares e apreciar a natureza.

Speciality areas

  • Depression, Depresión, Depressão
  • Anxiety, Ansiedad, Ansiedade
  • Identity Crisis, Crisis de Identidad, Crise de Identidade
  • Self-Esteem, Autoestima, Autoestima
  • Difficulty in Understanding and Communicating Emotions, Dificultad en Entender y Comunicar Emociones, Dificuldade em Entender e Comunicar Emoções
  • Relational Barriers, Barreras Relacionales, Barreiras Relacionais
  • Negative Thinking, Pensamientos Negativos, Pensamentos Negativos
  • Immigration and Acculturation Stressors, Inmigración y Aculturación, Imigração e Aculturação
  • Sexuality and Gender, Sexualidad y Género, Sexualidade e Gênero
  • Couples Counseling, Terapia de Parejas, Terapia de Casais

 

Contact

Email: augusto@chariscounselingcenter.com

Office Hours

Friday and Saturday: Baldwin Park location

 

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