Dr. Claire Manton



Get to know Claire

Claire has an empathic and collaborative approach that creates a safe space for clients to explore and navigate their internal worlds.

Dr Claire Manton has long been dedicated to fostering the wellbeing of children, adolescents, and young people. Claire’s therapeutic approach has a relational emphasis. She works with school-aged children, adolescents, and adults on a range of issues including:

Areas of Focus

  • Anxiety  
  • Depression 
  • Burnout and stress  
  • Life transitions 
  • Experiences of grief and loss 
  • Parenting
  • Relationship issues
  • Attachment disturbances 
  • Emotion regulation and overwhelm

At the centre of Claire’s therapeutic philosophy is the significance of authentic connections in the therapeutic process. Claire’s work in psychotherapy and counselling is primarily based in psychoanalytic and attachment theories, but also incorporates somatic, cognitive, and existential theories and approaches. 

Claire has had an extensive career in education, which includes teaching and leading wellbeing in primary schools, and teaching both undergraduate and master’s students at university. Along with her therapeutic work, Claire currently works in educational research at Monash University. 

Qualifications, Certifications & Training

  • NMaster of Counselling
  • NPhD (Wellbeing in Education)
  • NMaster of Education (Wellbeing in Inclusive Schooling)


  • NAustralian Counselling Association (ACA)

Book An Appointment With Claire

Call 0434 415 575 today

for a confidential discussion about how our therapists can assist you in your current situation.