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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

Employment History

  • Sept 2012 – to date Kenyatta University, Lecturer – Psychology
  • 2005 – 2012 - Trainer Peak Performance Int.
  • 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

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


  • PhD Thesis – Influence of Perception of University Students on Utilization of Peer Counselling Services in Kenya (K U)

Other Publications

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

Conference/Workshops/Seminar Papers
Conference Papers

  • 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

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Department of Psychology


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