My Academic Journey

EDUCATION

DOCTOR OF PSYCHOLOGY

PsyD Clinical Psychology Candidate (Ongoing), United States International University (USIU-Africa), Nairobi

2013 – present

MA COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY

Counseling Psychology, United States International University (USIU-Africa), Nairobi

September 2009-August 2011

BA PSYCHOLOGY

Chemical Dependency Minor, Magna cum Laude Honors, United States International University (USIU-Africa), Nairobi

May 2006-August 2009

NASCOP HTC & KAPC CERTIFICATE

NASCOP HIV Testing and Counseling, HTC, Certificate; KAPC Counseling Certificate, Kenya Association of Professional Counselors (KAPC), Nairobi

October-November 2012
May-November 2006

PEER COUNSELING CERTIFICATES

HIV & AIDS Peer Educator (USIU/I Choose Life), Peer Counseling Certificates, United States International University (USIU-Africa), Nairobi

May-July 2006, May 2006-March 2007

KCSE CERTIFICATE

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, Mean grade B+, Alliance Girls’ High School, Kiambu County

February 2002-November 2005

Awards Section

Trainings & Achievements

April 25th to May 3rd, 2019

KEMRI-CBEC Clinical Ethics Course, Trainee

June 2016

Psychological First Aid (PFA) and Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR), Trainee

June 2011, South Africa

Play Therapy Certificates, Education Unlimited by Reyhana Seedat, Trainee

2010 & 2011, NPC Valley Road

TAnnual Glory Voices (Ladies’ Children’s) Hymn Festival, Participant

April 2010, US Headington Institute

Workshop on Vicarious Trauma and Burnout, Trainee

March 2010, SAPTA

Certificate Course on Counseling for Loss, Grief & Bereavement, Trainee

October & November 2009

First Aid Training and Conference Volunteership Certificates, Kenya Red Cross, Participant

August 2009

Certificate of Participation, International Youth Fellowship World Camp, Participant

June 2008 & 2009, USIU

The Winning Student Team-Voucher award & Certificates, Psych Challenge, Participant

2005

Music Captain, Leader

2005

Secondary Sports Association Award, Field Hockey Divisional level, 2nd position

Professional Certificates

Joyce Wangari Ngugi


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