Gaia Zanna is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in downtown Boston. Originally from Bologna, Italy, Gaia has a deep understanding of different cultural backgrounds and the emotional complexity of adjusting to a new country. As a bilingual clinician, she offers sessions in English and Italian.
Gaia specializes in anxiety, depression, relationship issues, family issues, trauma, and cultural adjustment. She uses a range of therapeutic approaches depending on the client's needs, including CBT, psychodynamic, motivational interviewing, supportive therapy, and narrative therapy. She was recently certified for Comprehensive Resource Model (CRM), a trauma recovery therapy approach that focuses on helping clients release trauma from the body. She is currently working on empowering women in different aspects of life and its challenges regarding relationships, fertility, divorce, self-esteem, gender, identity, self-esteem, trauma, and work environment. She is also leading a support group for new moms.
Gaia received her MA from the Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis and completed her fellowship training in child and family therapy at the Boston Institute for Psychotherapy. She strives to create a sensitive, warm, empathetic, nonjudgmental, and respectful space for all of her clients.