mary wambui

Title/Qualifications: Dr
Department of Psychology
Contact Address:
P.O Box 43844- 00100,Nairobi
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Area of Specialization:

  • Counselling Psychologist
  • Life Coach
  • Mentorship & Leadership
  • Mediation

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As a Counseling Psychologist, Life Coach and Mediator, I am motivated to transform people’s lives by empowering them to achieve heightened psychological well being and self-awareness through Psychological Counselling, Coaching, Mentoring and Mediation.

Research Interests:

  • Child care and protection
  • Drug addiction and rehabilitation

Referred Journals

  • May 2018 - Scholar’s Academic & Scientific publishers University students’ perception on peer counselings

Books and Books Chapters

  • Developing Continuing Education in Africa 2010 ISBN:9966 -936-06-B

Other Publications

  • Developing Continuing Education in Africa 2010 ISBN:9966 -936-06-B

Conference/Workshops/Seminar Papers
Conference Papers

  • Nov 27th Oct – 29th 2020 Mental Wellness Ambassadors Training Program -   KU Office of the Director, Wellness and Rehabilitation Services
  • 10th Nov – 11th Nov 2020 – Staff Training Program – KU Office of the Director, Wellness and Rehabilitation Services
  • 26th – 27th Nov 2020 - Staff Training Program – KU Office of the Director, Wellness and Rehabilitation Services
  • 9TH – 11TH 2019 April 2019 Self-care for practitioners in child care and protection (Trainer) (Eldoret University)
  • 10th 14th Dec 2018 – International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction (ICUDDR) NAIROBI
  • 1st National Multi – disciplinary, multi- sectoral Conference 23rd Feb 2018 Kenyatta University (21st – 23rd Feb 2018)
  • 1ST National Symposium and Training on child care and protection held at Multimedia University of Kenya 16th – 18th May 2018
  • 30th Nov 2018,Influence of perception on utilization of peer counseling services
  • 23rd Feb 2018 ,1st Regional Multidisciplinary, Multisectoral Conference on Drug Demand Reduction and Supply Suppression KU
  • 12th -14th Nov 2010,Guidance and Counseling Conference at Egerton University
  • July 2006,First National Counselor Conference at Kenya Institute of Education, Theme: Enhancing counselor practice, supervision and research in 21st century and beyond

Conference Attended

  • 21st - 23rd Feb 2018 Drug Demand Reduction and Supply Suppression K U
  • 27th July 2018 –Mediation refresher coourse
  • 22nd-1st June 2017 ,Colombo Plan – Universal Treatment plan for substance use and disorders. K U
  • 20th -24th FEB 2017,Certified Professional Mediator Mediation Training Institute International (MTI)
  • Feb 2016 Data analysis and presentation K U
  • 29th Sept 2015 Curriculum Development and Review - KU.
  • 30th June 2015 Universal treatment Curriculum for Substance Use Disorders(UTC) K U
  • 2nd - 7th Dec 2013,Transformational leadership Training - K U
  • 30th Nov 2018 , Influence of perception on utilization of peer counseling services (K U )
  • 14th -15th 2013,Training in Trauma Model – K U
  • 29th - 30th Nov 2012 “Psychological Preparedness for General Elections” KCPA
  • 11th Sept 2012, Deployment Debriefing Thika Military Barracks

Workshops Papers

  • 17th May 2019 Staff Training on Emotional Wellness Judiciary Nyeri (Trainer)
  • 22 Feb 2019: Trainers workshop for staff mentors and growing leaders’ facilitators

Seminar Papers

  • 8th June 2013 “A case study on Mathari Escapes” - KPA (Kenya Psychological Association)
  • 25th – 27th APRIL 2012 – Counselling Supervision - KU


  • Porticus Conference self-awareness - Dec 2019
  • Practicum Capacity building psychology on 21st Feb 2019
  • Steering - committee member in organization of the - National Drug Reduction Conference Sept 2018.


  • Nov 2018: Influence of Perception of University Students on Utilization of Peer Counselling Services in Selected Universities in Kenya":Kenyatta University

Consultancy, Counseling, And Clinical Work Experience:

  • NTV:The rising cases of murder and suicides in society
  • 2005 – 2012:Peak Perfomance International – Associate trainer
  • 2002 – to 2014 Kenya National Examinational Council.Developing psychology examinations.
  • 2002 – to 2014 Kenya Institute of Education.Curriculum development, including Diploma in Counseling Psychology
  • 2008- 2010:Neema Counseling & Training Centre.Director -Counselor and Trainer 2006
  • 2008 – 2012 :Oasis Africa


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