Alexander El Amanni

Session Type

  • Face to face
  • Online


  • Tuesday and Thursdays 10am - 2pm


I have been working as an alcohol and drug counsellor for 8-years. I am a 36-year-old male of New Zealand European Pakeha – Middle Eastern ethnicity and I have ancestry to England and Egypt, I was born in Auckland. From 2009, I have been actively involved with supporting people in my community with their substance use. I have since held roles across the mental health and addiction sector in clinical practice, advocacy, research, education, and governance.

Professional Body Membership

  • Addiction Practitioners Association Aotearoa New Zealand (DAPAANZ)
  • NZ Association of Counsellors – provisional
  • NZ Institute of Directors
  • Australasian Professional Society for Alcohol and Drugs(APSAD)

Areas of Expertise

  • Addictions
  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Grief & Loss
  • Trauma & Stress Disorder

Qualifications / Training

  • Undergraduate diploma in mental health (2015)
  • Bachelor of Addiction Studies degree (2017)
  • Master of Addiction Practice degree (2021)

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