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mary wambui

Title/Qualifications: Dr
Department of Psychology
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P.O Box 43844- 00100,Nairobi
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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 wellbeing and self-awareness through Psychological Counselling, Coaching, Mentoring and Mediation.


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

Presentation of Papers:

  • May 2018 :Scholar’s Academic & Scientific publishers University students’ perception on peer counselings
  • 30th Nov 2018 :Influence of perception on utilization of peer counseling services
  • 16th - 18th May 2018:Presented Paper on "Building Synergy for Enhanced childcare and protection" at Multimedia University.
  • 21st - 23rd Feb 2018 :Drug Demand Reduction and Supply Suppression - K U
  • 22nd-1st June 2017:Colombo Plan – Universal Treatment plan for substance use and disorders
  • 20th -24th FEB 2017:Certified Professional Mediator Mediation Training Institute International (MTI)
  • Feb  2016: Data Analysis and presentation
  • 29th Sept 2015: Curriculum Dvpt and Review-KU
  • 30th June 2015 :Universal treatment Curriculum for Substance Use Disorders (UTC)  K U
  • 18th June 2015 : Universal treatment Curriculum for Substance Use Disorders (UTC)  K U              
  • 2nd - 7th Dec 2013:Transformational leadership Training - K U
  • June 8th 2013 “A case study on Mathari Escapes”  - KPA (Kenya Psychological Association)
  • 14th – 15th 2013: Training in Trauma Model – K U
  • 29th – 30th Nov 2012  “ Psychological Preparedness for General Elections” KCPA Conference
  • 11th Sept 2012 :Deployment Debriefing Thika Military Barracks
  • 25th – 27th April  2012: Counselling Supervision  Work shop
  • Nov 2010 - Guidance and Counseling Conference- Egerton University
  • Executive member – Kenya Psychological Association Oct 2010 to date
  • Guidance and Counseling Conference- Egerton University 12th -14th November 2010 (Presented on Ethical Issues in Counseling) Egerton University
  • Dec 2009
    • Paper Presentation: Benefits of continuing education –
    • Co-author of a book on continuing education - Daystar University
  • 25th Oct 2009 – to date Associate Supervisor – Kenya Counseling Association
  • July 2006, First National Counselor Conference at Kenya Institute of Education, Theme: Enhancing counselor practice, supervision and research in the 21st century and beyond -Paper Presentation: Perception of Counseling among Kenyans

Workshops and Seminar

  • 16th - 18th May 2018: Attended Symposium and Training.
  • Trauma Recovery Workshop, 14th & 15th May 2013

Work Experience:

  • Sept 2012 – to date:Kenyatta University, Lecturer - Psychology
  • Aug 2008 – 2012:Daystar University, Adjunct Lecturer
  • Sept 2002-Apr 2006:Nairobi Technical Institute, Lecturer
  • July 2000-Sept 2002:Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology, Lecturer
  • 1990-1991: Mary Leakey Girls High School, Teacher
  • 1985-1989 :State House Girls High School, Teacher

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

Media Experience:

  • Feb 2009:MNET EAST Television Program at Patricia Show Media House,

                   -Phobia Treatment - Live Television

  • 2015 : K U T V ,Making Amends
  • 2006 – 2007:KBC Radio Programs “Good Morning Kenya Show” – Interviews on Psychological issues

                     -Psychosocial issues among the youth, Autism
                    -Mungiki and ways of rehabilitating the youth, among others

Dr. Muchiri Karega
Department of Psychology


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