David Manks


  • Waiting Time Availability: Available – 4 weeks +
  • Name of practice: David Manks Psychology
  • Billing methods: Medicare/Mental health care plan, Private fee, Work cover, Transport Accident Commission
  • Qualifications & Accreditations: Graduate Diploma of Psychology, Master of Ministry Trained Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist, Member of The International Association of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology, Member of Australian Psychological Society, Member of Australian Association of Psychologists Honorary Fellow, Association for Supervised and Clinical Pastoral Education in Victoria, Registered Psychologist and Consultant Psychotherapist
  • AHPRAH Registration Number: PSY0001128068

David is a registered psychologist and psychotherapist who offers a range of assessments, counselling and psychotherapy for adult individuals and couples. He commenced practicing in psychotherapy and psychology 2005 having previously been involved in counselling, community development and chaplaincy education for over 25 years. David is open, relaxed and brings personal warmth to his practice. He places emphasis upon deep empathic listening in order to understand you and your particular circumstances. He is gentle in nature and passionate about his professional life. While taking your struggles and distress seriously, He has an easy going manner and a keen sense of humour. David loves spending time with family (wife, children and grandchildren) and friends, and traveling. He enjoys good food and wine, is a keen reader, appreciates a range of music, and has a passion for historic vehicles. He tries to exercise regularly.

Approaches to Therapy Speciality Areas
  • Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT)
  • Couples
  • Emotion-focused therapy (EFT)
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT)
  • Narrative therapy
  • Play therapy (children)
  • Psychodynamic psychotherapy
  • Psychoeducation
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy *
  • Attachment Therapy*
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Depression
  • Everyday issues
  • Grief
  • Insomnia
  • Panic disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Relationship problems
  • Self image
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Chronic Mood (Anxiety and Depression) Disorders*
  • Personality Disorders*
Advice in seeking help:
For most people, seeking help for the first time – or after previous unhelpful experiences – can be quite anxiety provoking. I invite you to contact us. Our Practice Manager, Carol Francis, is warm, friendly and helpful. David’s initial appointment is introductory and exploratory – we get to meet each other, and see if your needs align with the treatments David offers.


Contact details

9 Coronado CourtHighton,3216 03 5222 4212 admin@davidmankspsychology.com.au http://www.davidmankspsychology.com.au

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