Gio Iacono, PhD is an Assistant Professor at the University of Connecticut, School of Social Work. His areas of practice and research specialization are LGBTQ+ youth mental health, mindfulness-based treatment approaches, and promoting diversity/inclusion within education. Dr. Iacono primarily focuses on intervention and community-based research. He has worked as a psychotherapist, educator, community organizer, and researcher in a variety of health and community-based settings. His community development work focuses on promoting the mental health of diverse communities. Gio has also been a mindfulness meditation practitioner for many years, and integrates mindfulness in his work as an educator, researcher and clinician.
This profile was last updated on January 11, 2021