Altru Health

Manny Iakopo

About me

I’m passionate about helping people heal and live their best lives. I’m a big fan of sports, especially footy and basketball. My clients appreciate my funny and warm personality, and my ability to connect with them on a personal level.

Area of Experience

Working with Adults and Teens, counselling client who present with low, medium, and complex needs.This is achieved using evidence-based treatments; Person Centred Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Schema Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, Trauma Based Therapy & Narrative Therapy.

Providing counselling for pacific Island youth, adults, couples families, and facilitating Psychoeducation to promote positive mental health in high schools and juvenile centres.

Addiction and recovery, Anxiety & Depression, Trauma Therapy, Cultural Framework, Problematic Behaviours, Gottman Therapy.

Queensland Correctional Services (QCS) – facilitating/counselling ‘EXPLORE/CONNECT’ Addiction & Recovery Program for Men and Women based in Brisbane & Southern Queensland Correctional Centres.

Drug ARM Day Program Responsible for Group Facilitation & Case Management/Counselling for a Non – Residential Rehabilitation program.

Couples Counselling, Cultural Counselling, Pastoral Counselling.

Specialised in Addiction WISE Choices/ recovery treatment programs.

Experienced Group Facilitator in Psychoeducation.


  • Bachelor of Counselling
  • Mental Health First Aid Officer
  • Culturally Responsive Practice Training (SSI)
  • Trauma Informed Therapy
  • Suicide Prevention Training (Wesley Mission)

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