David Leonardi

Child and Adolescent Counsellor
Bachelor of Counselling
(with an advanced major in child development and effective parenting)

David is a counsellor who specialises in child and adolescent development. He has eight years hands on education and mentoring experience working in a range of community and education settings. He is passionate about encouraging and empowering young people to form a positive and realistic concept of who they are, while supporting parents as they journey develop strategies to connect with their children.


What are 3 words that best describe you?
Patient, Genuine, Caring

What would be your dream holiday? 
Relaxing on the beaches of Thailand with my wife Kate.

What is the best advice you have ever been given? 
I was once told by a friend to ‘let your yes be a yes, and your no be a no.’ It has challenged me to be honest and upfront with others, and follow through with what I say I will do.

What do you enjoy doing when you aren’t at work?
I love writing, recording and performing music with my friends, playing and watching basketball, and hanging out with my beautiful wife Kate.

What motivates you to work with young people? 
The honour of being a part of their lives and seeing them become the person they want to be.