Post-Graduate Diploma in Addiction Treatment Science
Post-Graduate Diploma in Addiction Treatment Science
mary wambui

Title/Qualifications: Dr
Department/Unit/Section:
Psychology
Contact Address:
P.O Box 43844- 00100,Nairobi
Email Address:
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Position:
Lecturer

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0225-3867

Area of Specialization:

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

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Profile

As a Psychosocial Consultant, I am motivated to transform people’s lives by empowering them to achieve maximum psychological wellbeing and self-awareness through Psychological Counselling, Coaching, Mentoring and Mediation.

I am a PhD in Counselling Psychology holder from Kenyatta University and MA Counselling Psychology from USIU – A.  I have a wide experience in counselling and Research. Having worked as a lecturer at Daystar University and Kenyatta University (My current station), I have had opportunities to facilitate in seminars and conferences. I have facilitated in several community work activities, Child protection activities and family counselling.  I also work alongside church based activities (currently involved in teenage pregnancy and the clergy)

Education              

  • K U    PhD – Counselling Psychology   (2013 - 2018)                                
  • M.A. Counseling Psychology - United States International University (2002 - 2004)         
  • Trainer of Peer Counselors - United States International University   (2003-2004)

Work Experience    

  • Lecturer- Psychology - Kenyatta University - 2011- to date
  • Students Warden Ruiru Campus - K U June 2019-June2023
  • Trainer - Peak Performance Int.  -  2005 – 2012
  •  Daystar University, Adjunct Lecturer – Lecturer - 2008 – 2012

Key Professional Competences

  • Psychological Counselling
  • Mediation
  • Life Coach and training
  • Child Protection advocacy
  • Counsellor awareness and wellbeing trainings
  • Community Development

Conference and seminar Presentations

  • Mental Health awareness activities – Kenyatta University  - May 2023
  • Ministry of Health Task Force – Kenyatta Conference Center – 26th Jan 2020
  • The Kenya Mental Health Task force – Memorandum KICC   27th Jan 2020
  • Training on administration of Mental Health Screening Tools K U   - 14th – 15th August 2019
  • Self-care for practitioners in child care and protection -  (Trainer) (Eldoret  University)  9th -11th  April  2019
  • International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction (ICUDDR) NRB - 10th  14th Dec 2018
  • Mediation refresher course MTTI    - 27th July 2018
  • Drug Demand Reduction and Supply Suppression  K U  -  21st - 23rd Feb 2018
  • 1st National Multi – disciplinary, multi- sectoral Conference - Kenyatta University –16th – 18th May 2018
  • Colombo Plan – Universal Treatment plan for substance use and disorders walk through -  K U - June 2017
  • Universal treatment Curriculum for Substance Use Disorders (UTC)  K U - 30th June 2015
  • Guidance and Counseling Conference at Egerton University -12th -14th Nov 2010
  • First National Counselor Conference at Kenya Institute of Education, Theme:  Enhancing counselor practice, supervision and research in 21st century and beyond - July 2006

Workshops  and community Outreaches

  • Ruiru Subcounty School Champlaincy Training – 28th Aug 2023
  • Thamaini Mental Health Camp  Nyeri     May 2023
  • Staff Training on Emotional Wellness Judiciary Nyeri (Trainer) -  17th May 2019
  • Trainers workshop for staff mentors and growing leaders’ facilitators   22 Feb 2019
  • Porticus Conference self-awareness - 3 days conference-  Dec 2018 
  • National Drug Reduction Conference  - Kenyatta Conference Centre (KICC) -  10th -14th  Dec 2018  
  •  Directorate Of Community Outreach & Extension Programmes - Counselling – Medical Camp At Michael Rehabilitation Centre, Maragua, Murang’a County -  17th Oct. 2015
  • “A case study on Mathari Escapes” - KPA (Kenya Psychological Association)  8th June 2013
  • Counselling Supervision -  KU   25th – 27th April  -  2012

Others

  •  Board Member Kamiti Sec. School  - 2018- 2022
  • Board Member - Kenya Institute of Business and Counselling - KIBCO  2018 – To date

Affiliation of Professional Bodies

  • Certified Professional Mediator (MTTI)  MAC 125
  • Member – KPCA  Kenya Psychologists and Counsellors Association - 1032/09  -  2019 to date
  • Member  - Kenya redcross  2020 to date

Dr. Eunice Githae
Chairperson
Department of Psychology


 

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