Augustine Nwoye

Augustine Nwoye
Position Professor
Discipline Psychology
Phone 033-260-5100
Email nwoye@ukzn.ac.za
Campus Pietermaritzburg Campus
Office Address Room 50, Psychology Building

Education and Degrees Held

University of Nigeria, Nsukka, PhD, 1985, Counselling (with distinction). University of Nigeria, Nsukka, M.Ed., 1983, Counselling (with Distinction). University of Nigeria, Nsukka, PGDE, 1981, Postgraduate Diploma in Education.

Bigard Memorial Seminary, Faculty of Philosophy, Ikot-Ekpene, Nigeria, (Affiliate of the Pontifical Urban University, Rome), 1976-1979, B.Phil. (Honours), Philosophy/Psychology/Sociology, (Magna cum Laude). 

Bigard Memorial Seminary, Faculty of Theology, Enugu, Nigeria, 1980, (One semester’s coursework in Theology).

 Research Interests

  • African psychology, Psychological interventions and psychotherapeutic systems, Psychology of celebration, Fertility management, Chewing stick research, Psychology of followership, and Palliative care in the African context.
  • African Psychology and Bifocal Ideologies; African Identity and Cultural Orphanhood; African Femininity and Womanhood; Models of Fertility Management; African Indigenous Knowledge Systems; African Epistemologies; Psychology of Skin Bleaching.

Teaching Interests

  • African Psychology; African Healing Traditions and Psychotherapies; Psychological Interventions: African & Global; Marriage and Family Therapy; African and International Perspectives; Therapeutic Psychology.
Selected

Publications

Books

  • Akomolafe, A. C., Asante, M. K., & Nwoye, A. (Eds.) (2017). We will tell our own story: The lions of Africa Speak. Revised Edition. New York, NY: Universal Write Publications LLC
  • Akomolafe, A.C., Asante, M.K., & Nwoye, A. (Eds.) (2016). We will tell our own story. Brooklyn, NY, New York: Universal Write Publications LLC
  • Nwoye, A. (1994). AIDS Counselling and Nutritional Therapy. Jos: Fab Education Books. 541 pp. + I – xxix.
  • Nwoye, A. (1991). Marriage and Family Counselling. Jos: Fab Education Books. 540 pp. + xxxi.
  • Nwoye, A. (1990). Counselling Psychology for Africa. Jos: Fab Education Books. 420 pp. + xxvii.
  • Nwoye, A. (1988). Introduction to Counselling Practicum. Jos: Fab Education Books. 279 pp. + i-xix.

Journal Articles

  • Nwoye, A. (2018). African psychology and the emergence of the Madiban Tradition. Theory & Psychology, 28(1) 38-64
  • Nwoye, A. (2017). An Africentric theory of human personhood. Psychology in Society (PINS), Special Issue: African Psychologies, 54, 42 – 66.  http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/2309-8708/2017/n54a4

  • Nwoye, A. (2017). The psychology and content of dreaming in Africa. Journal of Black Psychology43(1) 3-26.  DOI: 10.1177/0095798415614159

  • Nwoye, A. (2017). In search of becoming whole: Moving the centre in social science research. In A. C. Akomolafe, M. K. Asante, & A. Nwoye (Eds.), We will tell our own story (pp. 109-144), Revised Edition. New York, NY: Universal Write Publications LLC. 

  • Nwoye, A. (2017). A postcolonial theory of African Psychology: A reply to KopanoRatele. Theory & Psychology27(3), 328-336.

  • Mthombeni, Z. C., & Nwoye, A. (2017). Black South African caregivers’ understanding and responses to their children with autism spectrum disorder symptoms: a qualitative study. South African Journal of Psychology (pp. 1-13).  DOI: org/10.1177/0081246317696

  • Nwoye, A. (2016). In search of becoming whole: Moving the centre in social science research. In A.C., Akomolafe, M.K., Asante, & A. Nwoye (Eds.), We will tell our own story (pp.109-144), Brookyln, NY, New York: Universal Write Publications LLC.

  • Mkhize, N., Ndimande-Hlongwa, N., Nwoye, A., Mtyende, V. L., & Akintola, O. (2016). Editorial: African Indigenous Knowledge Systems (AIKS) in Mental Health, African Literature, and Education. Alternation Special Education, 18, 1-11.

  • Nwoye, A. (2015). What is African Psychology the psychology of? Theory & Psychology, 25(1), 96-116. DOI: 10.1177/0959354314565116

  • Nwoye, A. (2015). The multicultural relevance of Erikson’s Young Man Luther: A study in Psychoanalysis and History.  Psychotherapy and Politics International, 13(1), 67-78. DOI: 10.1002/pp1.1345

  •  Nwoye, A. (2015). African Psychology and the Africentric Paradigm to Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment. South African Journal of Psychology, 45(3), 305-317. DOI: 10.1177/0081246315570960 sap.sagepub.com 

  • Nwoye, A. (2014). African Psychology, Critical Trends. In T. Teo (ed.), Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology, DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-5583-7, # Springer Science+Business Media New York.

  • Nwoye, A. (2014). Marriage, Institution of. In T. Teo (ed.), Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology, DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-5583-7, #Springer Science+Business Media New York.

  • Nwoye, A. (2013). Integrative Approaches to Trauma Work with Victims of Postelection        Violence in an African Nation. Psychotherapy and Politics International. 11(2):127-139. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ppi.1299
  • Nwoye, A. (2013). African Psychotherapy. In A. Runehov, & L. Oviedo (Eds), Encyclopedia of Sciences and Religions, 4 Volumes. India: Springer Link. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4020-8265-8_1509
  • Nwoye A. (2013) Hope-Healing Communities. In: Runehov A.L.C., Oviedo L. (eds) Encyclopedia of Sciences and Religions. Springer, Dordrecht.
  • Nwoye, A. (2013). A theory of the gates of stress in everyday life: A challenge to Eurocentrism. Annual Review of Critical Psychology, 10, 886-900. 
  • Nwoye, A. (2012).  Memory and narrative healing processes in grief work in Africa: Reflections on promotion of re-anchoring. Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 23:2, 138-158. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08975353.2012.679904
  • Nwoye, A. (2012). Psychotherapy and politics international: A professional introduction. Psychotherapy and Politics International, 10(1): 26-28. DOIhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ppi.1252
  • Nwoye, A. (2012). African psychotherapy for African universities. In C. Alvares & S.S. Faruqi (eds.), Decolonising the university: The emerging quest for non-Eurocentric paradigms (pp. 232-254), Pulau Pinang: Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia.  
  • Nwoye, A. (2011). Ontological structure and complexity of therapeutic hope: A multi-dimensional perspective. Psychotherapy and Politics International, 9(1): 3–19. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ppi.235
  • Nwoye, A. (2011). Restorative justice. In Daniel J. Christie (ed.), Encyclopedia of Peace  Psychology. London: Wiley-Blackwell. DOI: 10.1002/9780470672532.wbepp240.
  •  Nwoye, A. (2011). The method of restorative conferencing. In Daniel J. Christie (ed.), Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology. London: Wiley-Blackwell. DOI: 10.1002/9780470672532.wbepp239
  • Nwoye, A. (2010). A psycho-cultural history of psychotherapy in Africa. Psychotherapy and Politics International, 8(1): 1-1. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ppi.207
  • Nwoye, A. (2009). Understanding and treating African immigrants: New Questions and Strategies. Psychotherapy and Politics International, 7(2): 95-105.  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ppi.188
  • Nwoye, A. (2009).  Promoting forgiveness through restorative conferencing. In A. Kalayjian and R.F. Paloutzian (eds.), Forgiveness and Reconciliation: Psychological Pathways to Conflict Transformation and Peace Building (pp.121-136). London, New York: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-0181-1_8
  • Wamocho, F.I., Karagu, G.K., and Nwoye, A. (2008). Development of a guidance programme or students with special education needs in Kenya: A study on personal orientation. British Journal of Special Education, volume 35, no4, p221-229, December.  DOIhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8578.2008.00399.x
  • Nwoye, A. (2008).  Memory healing processes in HIV counselling. The African experience. Contemporary Family Therapy. 30: 15-30. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10591-007-9051-1
  • Nwoye, A, (2007). The practice of interventive polygamy in two regions of Africa: Background, theory and techniques. Dialectical Anthropology. 31: 383-421. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10624-008-9036-y
  • Nwoye, A. (2006). Re-mapping the fabric of the African self: A synoptic theory. Dialectical Anthropology, 30: 119-146. DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10624-005-5058-x
  • Nwoye, A. (2006). A narrative approach to child and family therapy in Africa. Contemporary Family Therapy, 28(1): 1-23. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10591-006-9691-6
  • Nwoye, A. (2006). Theory and method of marriage therapy in contemporary Africa.             Contemporary Family Therapy28(4): 393-504DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10591-006.9021-z
  • Nwoye, A. (2005)Memory healing processes and community intervention in grief work in Africa. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Marital and Family Therapy26(3): 147-154. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1467.8438.2005.tb00662x
  • Nwoye, A. (2004). Decision-making therapy in HIV/AIDS: The African experience. Dialectical Anthropology 28: 377-395DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10624-004-3588-2
  • Nwoye, A. (2004).  The Shattered microcosom: Imperatives for improved family therapy in Africa in the 21st century. Contemporary Family Therapy 26(2): 143-164DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/B:COFT.0000031240.00980.88
  • Nwoye, A. (2003). African approach to truth and reconciliation. Human Systems: The Journal of Systemic Consultation and Management, Volume 14(4): 183-198.
  • Nwoye, A. (2002). Hope-healing communities in contemporary Africa. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, Fall, 42(3): 58-81. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/002216702237124
  • Nwoye, A. (2002). Visions and revisions in family therapy in Africa. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy (ANZJFT), December, 23(4)191-195DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1467-8438.2002.tb00516.x
  • Nwoye, A. (2001). History of family therapy: The African perspective. Journaof Family psychotherapy: The Official Journal of the International Family Therapy Association. 12(4): 61-77. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J085v12n04_05
  • Nwoye, A. (2001). Issues and mechanisms in the evolution of a successful marriage. Hekima Review: Journal of Hekima College, the Jesuit School of Theology, Nairobi, Kenya. 26: 92-104. ISSN: 1019-6188
  • Nwoye, A. (2000). A framework for intervention in marital conflicts over family finances: A view from Africa. The American Journal of Family Therapy. 28(1): 75-87. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/019261800261833
  • Nwoye, A. (2000). Sources of gain in African grief therapy. Journal of Family Psychotherapy. The Journal of the International Family Therapy Association. 11 (1): 59-72. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J085v11n01_04
  • Nwoye, A. (2000). Building on the indigenous: Theory and method of marriage therapy in contemporary eastern and western Africa. Journal of Family Therapy, (The Official Journal of the Association for Family Therapy, U.K).  22 (4): 347-359. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-6427.00157

Community Involvement

  • Associate Editor, Editorial Board of the Psychotherapy and Politics International since 2012.
  • External Examiner, University of Forte Hare, Alice Campus, September 2014.
  • External Examiner for assessment of papers for promotion to post of full of Professor, University of Cape Coast, Ghana. March 2014.
  • External Examiner for a Master’s degree thesis of the University of Zululand, April, 2014.
  • External Examiner, Department of Psychology, University of Nairobi, 2004-2008.
  • Volunteer Counsellor and Trainer, Kenyatta University Trauma Counselling Initiative following the aftermath of the Post-Election Violence, January 2008.
  • Consultant Psychologist to the Autism Society of Kenya, 2004-2008.
  • Editorial Consultant, The Nigerian Journal of Guidance and Counselling, University of Ilorin, Nigeria,(since 2007 to date).
  • External Reviewers of Funded Research by HEARD (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (2006).
  • Member, National Gender Advisory Board, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of the Government of Kenya.(2001 – 2008).
  • Research Consultant, Ministry of Education, Kenya, Baseline Survey on Guidance and Counselling in Learning Institutions in Kenya. (Tender No. MOEST/IN/05-06).
  • Training Consultant to GTZ Kenya and the Children’s Department of the Office of the Vice-President, Government of Kenya (April to May 2005).
  • Co-opted Member, Federal Ministry of Health (Nigeria) Task Force Committee on Counselling in HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control in Nigeria.
  • Formerly, Member, Executive Board of the Counselling Association of
  • Nigeria (1988 – 1992).
  • Formerly, Editor-In-Chief of The Counsellor, The Journal of Counselling Association of Nigeria, 1990-1992.
  • Formerly, Associate Editor of The Counsellor, The Journal of the
  • Counselling Association of Nigeria, 1988 – 1990.
  • Editor-in-Chief of the Departmental Journal, Journal of Educational Forum (JEF), University of Jos, Nigeria, 1992 – 1994.
  • Member, Executive Board of the International Family Therapy Association (IFTA), June 1999 – June 2005.

Teaching Expertise

  • Co-coordinator:Psyc345: African Psychology.
  • Co-coordinator:Psyc209: African and International Perspectives.
  • Contributor: Psyc102: Introduction to Psychology B (African Perspective)
  • Coordinator: PhD programme, Pietermaritzburg Campus
  • Coordinator: Honours’ Therapeutic Psychology
  • 2012 – Professor, School of Applied Human Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg Campus, South Africa.
  • 2010: Visiting Professor in Psychology, Department of Psychology, Covenant University, Ota, Lagos, Nigeria.
  • 2008-2012: Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Dodoma, Tanzania.
  • 2008: Visiting Scholar, School of Psychology, University of KwaZulu-Natal, PMB.
  • 2006: Visiting Scholar, School of Psychology, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban/PMB.
  • 2004: Visiting Scholar in Counselling, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge,UK.
  • 2002-2008: Associate Professor of Counselling and Family Therapy, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 2001-2002: Visiting Scholar/Professor in Counselling Psychology, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
  • 1997: Visiting Senior Lecturer in Counselling and Personality Psychology, University of Rwanda.
  • 1992-1997: Senior Lecturer in Counselling and Family Therapy, University of Jos, Jos, Nigeria
  • 1989-1992: Lecturer Grade I in Counselling and Family Therapy, University of Jos, Jos, Nigeria.
  • 1986-1989: Lecturer Grade II in Counselling and Family Therapy, University of Jos, Jos, Nigeria.
  • 1982: Counselling Practicum Placement, Queens Secondary School, Nsukka, Nigeria.
Student

Supervision

Honours

  • Bukelwa, N. (2013). Methods of fertility management among students of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: A study of the extent of knowledge, utilization and rating of Billings Ovulation Method (BOM). Unpublished Honours Project, Discipline of Psychology, University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • Mhlongo, B. (2013). Preferred occupations in mate selection: A study of students of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Unpublished Honours Project, Discipline of Psychology, University of KwaZulu-Natal.
  • Nqobile, M. (2013). Indigenous beliefs endangering safe motherhood in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. Unpublished Honours Project, Discipline of Psychology, University of KwaZulu-Natal.
  • Ncube, B.C. (2013). Attitudes towards seeking counselling help: A study of University of KwaZulu-Natal students. Unpublished Honours Project, Discipline of Psychology, University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Masters

  • Ochola, Martanus (2010). Evaluation of guidance and counselling programmes in Tanzania universities. Unpublished M.A. (Ed.) Thesis, University of Dodoma, Tanzania.
  • Isarara, J.M. (2010). Vocational aspirations of secondary school students in Ngorongoro District, Tanzania. Unpublished M.A. (Ed.) Thesis, University of Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Dassan, F. (2010). Applicability of Holland’s theory of vocational choice in the Tanzanian context: A study of University of Dodoma students. Unpublished M.A. (Ed.) Thesis, University of Dodoma, Tanzania.
  • Shayo, E.G. (2010). Conditions of success in achieving quality nomadic primary education in Tanzania: The case of a pastoralist community in Ngorongoro District. Unpublished M.A. (Ed), University of Dodoma, Tanzania.
  • Mwakobela, U. (2010). Relationship between learning styles and academic performance of Dodoma secondary school students in selected science subjects. Unpublished M.A. (Ed.) Thesis, University of Dodoma, Tanzania.
  • Nyang’anyi, M. (2010). Aspects and expectations of parental involvement in primary education provision: The case study of Kahama DistrictUnpublished M.A. (Ed.) Thesis, University of Dodoma, Tanzania.
  • Kisembe M. E. (2010). Relationship between some selected psychosocial variables and academic performance of primary school pupils in Dodoma regionUnpublished
  • M.A. (Ed) Thesis, University of Dodoma, Tanzania.
  • Habib, H.K(2010). Assessment of context and scope of guidance and counselling services in some selected secondary schools in Tanzania: The case of Zanzibar municipalityM.A. (Ed.) Thesis, University of Dodoma, Tanzania.
  • Nassor, H. (2010). Guidance and counselling problems of primary school pupils in Zanzibar. Unpublished M.A. (Ed.) Thesis, University of Dodoma, Tanzanai.
  • Kopoka, E. (2010). Vocational Aspirations of Secondary School Students in Dodoma Municipality: Counselling Implications. M.A. (Ed.) Thesis, University of Dodoma, Tanzania.
  • Manase, J. (2010). Attitude of adult learners on relevance of adult of education to community development in Mogorogo district. M.A. (Ed) Thesis, University of Dodoma, Tanzania.
  • Bayo, A. G(2010). Decentralization system in primary school education in Babati District: A SWOT analysis. Unpublished M.A. (Ed.) Thesis, University of Dodoma, Tanzania.
  • Hamsi, H. (2010). Evaluation of Guidance and Counselling Services for Primary School Pupils in Dodoma Municipality, TanzaniaUnpublished M.A. (Ed), Thesis, University of Dodoma.
  • Matem, A. P. (2010). Assessment of vocational aspirations of secondary school students in Moshi rural and urban districtsUnpublished M.A. (Ed.) Thesis, University of Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Mwaipaja, R.L. (2010). Relationship between personality and academic performance: The case of secondary school students in Dodoma municipality, Tanzania.Unpublished M.A. (Ed),Thesis,University of Dodoma.
  • Sr. Kathira, C.(2008). Relationship between birth order and academic achievement: A study of students in selected secondary schools of Mirigamieru West Division, Kenya. Unpublished M.A. (Counselling Psychology) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Ngotho, M. (2008). Attitudes to seeking counselling help among students in selected public secondary schools in Ndia Division, Kirinyaga District. Unpublished M.A. Counselling Psychology) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Njoroge, L.W. (2007). Locus of Control and Risk-Taking Behaviour among Secondary School Students in Ruiru Division, Thika District. Unpublished M.A. (Counselling Psychology) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Mutegi, M.B. (2007). Assessment of Premarital Counselling in Kenya: A Case Study of Selected Churches in Kasarani Division, Nairobi. M.A. (Counselling Psychology) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Musili M. P. (2007). Utilization of Voluntary Counselling and Testing Services among Students in Selected Schools Msambweni Division Kwale. M.A. (Counselling Psychology) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Ouma A. C. (2007). Relationship between Locus of Control and Criminal Behaviour among Inmates at Thika Prison, Kenya. M.A. (Counselling Psychology) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Miruka, M.I. (2007). Relationship between single Parenthood and Mental Health of Adolescents in some Selected Secondary Schools in Matungu Division, Kenya. M.A. (Counselling Psychology) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Katundu, S. M. (2006). Evaluation of Drug Rehabilitation Services at Mathari Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya. M.A. (Counselling Psychology) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Gachango, G. W. (2006). Factors Perpetuating Persistent Criminality (Recidivism) Among Kenyan Prisoners: A Case Study of Kamiti, Langata Women and Industrial Area Remand Prisons. M.A. (Counselling Psychology) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Muriuki, M. W. (2006). The Practice of Orientation Service in Some Selected Secondary Schools in Mathira Division, Nyeri District, Kenya. M.A. (Counselling Psychology) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Nduta, P. N. (2006). A Study of Locus of Control of Male Inmates at Nairobi West Prison: Implications for Counselling. M.A. (Counselling Psychology) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Maina, M. (2006). Locus of Control of Battered Women in Shelter Homes, Nairobi Province: Counselling Implications. M.A. (Counselling Psychology) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Maingi, B. M. (2006). Approaches to Curbing Students Unrest in Public Secondary Schools in Nyeri District: Implications for Counselling. M.A. (Counselling Psychology) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • King’ori, J. N. (2006). Personality Disposition of HIV/AIDS Positive Women in Thika District: A Study in Locus of Control. M.A. (Counselling Psychology) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Mugo, M. W. (2006). Attitude of Secondary School Students and Teachers towards Sex Education Programme in Nairobi Province. M.A. (Counselling Psychology) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Wachira, N. R. (2006). Locus of Control of Juvenile Inmates at Kamiti Youth Corrective Training Centre. M.A. (Counselling Psychology) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Ambira, S. (2005). Counselling Needs of Children in Some Selected Rehabilitation Schools in Kenya: A Study in Personal Orientation. M.A (Counselling Psychology) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Kibui, F. N. (2005). Attitudes of Secondary School Students Towards Seeking Counselling Help: The Case of Thika District, Kenya. M.Ed. (Guidance and Counselling) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Gichuki, J. N. (2005). Eysenck’s Introversion-Extraversion and Psychoticism Theory and its Relationship to Job Satisfaction among Kenyan Warders. M.Ed. (Guidance and Counselling) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Obima W. A. (2005). Factors Influencing Adolescent Drug Use in Secondary Schools in hari Division, Kilifi District, Kenya. M.Ed. (Guidance and Counselling) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Kamugi, J. W. (2005). Indices of Burnout among Prison Warders in Thika Prisons, Kenya. M.Ed. (Guidance and Counselling) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Ondieki, J. (2005). Factors Contributing to Job Satisfaction among Secondary School Teachers in Nyamarambe Division, South Kisii District: Implications for Counselling. M.Ed. (Guidance and Counselling) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Okuto. E. A. (2005). Evaluation of Rehabilitation Programmes in Selected Alcohol/Drug Treatment Centres in Nairobi Province, Kenya. M.Ed. (Guidance and Counselling) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Mbatia, L. W. (2005). Factors Influencing Access to Voluntary Counselling and Testing Services among Students from Three Selected Tertiary Institutions in Nairobi. M.Ed. (Guidance and Counselling) Kenyatta University.
  • Mahinda, J. M. (2005). Effects of Locus of Control on Survival and Problem-Solving Ability among Victims of Tribal Clashes in Olmoran Division, Laikipia District, Kenya. M.Ed. (Guidance and Counselling) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Zablong, O.D. (2005). Attitude and Practice of Emergency Contraceptive Use Among Young Female Undergraduates in Kenyan Universities: Implications for Contraceptive Counselling. M.Ed. (Guidance and Counselling) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Orinah, M. E. (2005). Assessment of Counselling Needs Among High School Students in Nyamira Division, Nyamira District, Kenya. M.Ed. (Guidance and Counselling) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Ondieki, P. W. (2005). Factors Influencing Risky Sexual Behaviours among University Students in Kenya. M.Ed. (Educational Psychology) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Chesto N. (2005). Students’ Problems and their Attitudes to Seeking Counselling elp: A Study of Some Selected Secondary Schools in Nairobi, Kenya. M.Ed. (Educational Psychology) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Kimani, G.W.K. (2005). Factors Influencing Adolescent Precocity to Sexual Practice: The Case Study of Secondary School Students in Nairobi Province, Kenya. M.Ed. (Guidance and Counselling) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Njoroge, P. (2004). Organization and Provision of Guidance Services in Kenyan Secondary Schools: A Study Gatanga Division Thika District, Kenya. M.Ed. (Guidance and Counselling) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Wawire, C.K.(2004). Influence of Some Selected Personality Variables on Academic Achievement of High School Students in Kakamega District, Kenya. M.Ed. (Educational Psychology) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Wamaitha, N. A. (2004). Assessment of Extent of AIDS Awareness and Strategies of AIDS Education among High School Students in Kabete Constituency, Kenya. M.Ed. (Educational Psychology), 2004.
  • Kamanda, K. (2004). Assessment of Existing Guidance and Counselling Services in Some Selected Schools in Central Division – Laikipia District, Kenya. M.Ed. (Guidance and Counselling) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Manson, S. B. (2004). Vocational Aspirations of Visually Impaired Students in Mainstreamed Secondary Schools in Selected Provinces, Kenya. M.Ed. (Guidance and Counselling) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Kiribu, J. A. M. (2004). Incidents of Child Abuse in Kawangware Slum Area: Counselling Implications. M.Ed. (Guidance and Counselling), Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Chepkirui, K. (2004). Assessment of Guidance and Counselling Services in Kenyan Secondary Schools with Special Reference to Buret District. M.Ed. (Guidance and Counselling) Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Musembi, J. I. (2004). Problems of HIV Patients in Their Use of Antiretrovirals: A Case Study of Nairobi District. M.Ed. (Guidance and Counselling), Thesis, Kenyatta University.
  • Musikoyo, S.A. (2004). Factors in initial alcohol use among Secondary School Students in Butere, Mumias District: Implications for Counselling. M.Ed. (Guidance and Counselling) Thesis, Kenyatta University.

PhD

  • Nemes, J. (2012). Challenges of Managing Primary Schools with Limited Leadership Training: The Case of Head teachers in three Selected Regions of Tanzania. Published PhD Thesis, The University of Dodoma, Tanzania.
  • Mumah, S.J. (2009). Secondary Traumatic Stress among Young People Orphaned by AIDS in Kenya: Prevalence, Severity, and Predictors. Unpublished PhD Thesis (Health Psychology), Kenyatta University.
  • Mwoma, T.B. (2009). Paternal Involvement in Children’s Education: Implication for Children’s Performance at Preschool in Gucha District Nyanza Province, Kenya. PhD. (Early Childhood Studies), Kenyatta University.
  • Wang’eri, T. (2007). The Conflict Between Modern and Traditional Parenting Behaviours as Perceived By Students in Some Selected Secondary Schools in Nairobi Province: Counselling Implications. Unpublished PhD Thesis (Educational Psychology), Kenyatta University.
  • Kamau, R.W. (2005). Analysis of Measures in Identification of Gifted and Talented Children in Three Districts in Kenya. Unpublished PhD Thesis (Special Education), Kenyatta University.
  • Nelly Were Otube (2004). Job Motivation of Teachers Educating Learners with Special Needs in Four Provinces in Kenya. Unpublished PhD Thesis (Special Education), Hamburg University, Germany.
  • Wamocho, F. I. (2003). Development of a Guidance and Counselling Programme for Students with Special Education Needs in Kenya: A Study in personal Orientation. Unpublished PhD Thesis (Special Education), Kenyatta University.

Attendance of Professional Conferences/Seminars

  • Nwoye, A. (2014). Invited Lead Paper Presentation, 2014 Annual PsySSA Conference, Held at Durban ICC, South Africa (16-19 September). Paper Presented: African Psychology: The Emergence of a Tradition.
  • Nwoye, A. (2014). Invited Keynote Speaker, 1st International Conference of the Forum of African Psychology, 27-29 March 2014, held at the University of Limpopo (Turfloop Campus), Polokwane, South Africa. Paper Presented: What is African Psychology the Psychology of?
  • Nwoye, A. (2014). Attended as invited Representative of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, International Archaeology Seminar organized by the scholars of the Division of Archaeology of the University of Cambridge, to mark the Memorial Service in honour of the Distinguished and World renowned archaeologist, Professor Thurstan Shaw (6-11 May, 2014).
  • Nwoye, A. (2013). Attended and made presentation at the 13th International Symposium on the Contributions of Psychology to Peace, held at the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (June 9-15). Paper Presented: The Purification of Fiction in the Service of Peace-building: The African Experience.
  • Nwoye, A. (2013). Invited to, and participated in, a panel presentation at the Psychology and the Other Conference held at Lesley University’s Brattle Campus, adjacent to Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA (October, 4-6). Paper Presented: The Psychology and Content of Dreaming in Africa.
  • Nwoye, A. (2012). Invited Keynote Speaker at the 1st Postgraduate Conference of SAHS, UKZN, 15th of October, held at the Howard Campus. Paper Presented: Africancentredness: An Imperative for Celebration of African Agency in the Study of Human Sciences.
  • Nwoye, A. (June, 27-29, 2011). Presented a Lead Paper at the Fourth Multiversity Conference on the theme of “Decolonizing our Universities”, to be held in Tanjung Bungah, Penang, MalaysiaTitle of Paper presentedAfrican Psychotherapy for African Universities.
  • Nwoye, A(March 15- April 6, 2011). Visited Department of Education of Stockholm on staff exchange and made presentations at several staff/students’ seminars and workshops organized for me. Among the papers presented are:
    • (a) Ontological Structure and Complexity of Therapeutic Hope. Presented to staff/graduate students of Psychoanalysis of the Stockholm University.
    • (b) Career Hope and Impediments: Factors hindering effective performance of women in science at the University Level, A Kenyan Study. Presented to staff/students of the Career Counselling Specialization of Stockholm Unviersity.
    • (c) Re-Visioning the Fabric of Empirical Research: From Conceptualization to Conclusion. Presented to the Staff/ Masters Students in the International Comparative Education of Stockholm University.
    • (d) Understanding the Psychology of Careers of African Green-carded Immigrants: Implications and Conclusions. Presented to staff/students of Career Counseling Specialization of the Stockholm University.
    • (e) Ligo-Ligo: The Dominance of the Curvilinear Form in the African Art,
    • i. Archaeology and Architecture: A Psychological Study. Public Lecture Presentation, Stockholm University.
    • ii. (1). February 14-17, 2011. Lead Speaker, Workshop on Alternative Research Paradigms and Indigenous Knowledge Promotion, Covenant University, Lagos, Nigeria Papers presented:
    • (f) Remapping the Centre and Balancing the Story: A Critical Introduction to Qualitative Research.
    • (g) The Field Application of Qualitative Research Approach.
  • Nwoye, A. (May 12-16, 2008). National Workshop on Mainstreaming Gender in Science and Technology at the University Level. Organized and Sponsored by The National Council of Science and Technology, Kenya. Venue: Sun and Sand Beach Hotel, Mombasa, KenyaPaper PresentedFactors Hindering Performance of Women in Science at the University Level: Reflections from the ‘Shadowing Technique’
  • Nwoye, A. (March 26-29, 2008). World Congress of Family Therapy organized by the International Family Therapy Association held in Porto, Portugal. Sub-Plenary Address Presented:Understanding and Treating African Immigrant Families: New Questions and Strategies.
  • Nwoye, A. (0ctober 4-7, 2006). World Congress of the International Family Therapy Association (IFTA, held in Reykjavik, Iceland. Paper Presented: The Rainbow Theory of Stages of Marriage Development in Africa.
  • Nwoye, A. (July –September, 2006). The University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (Durban and Pietermaritzburg). Seminars Presented:
    • (a) Remapping the fabric of the Modern African Self: A synoptic theory;
    • (b) Memory Healing and Community Intervention in Grief Work in Africa;
    • (c) Theory and Method of Marriage Therapy in Contemporary Africa;
    • (d) A Narrative Approach to Child and Family Therapy in Africa; and
    • (e) Diagnoses and Case Studies in African Psychopathology.
  • Nwoye, A. (May 3-9, 2006). Attended and benefited from the Senior Management Capacity Building Workshop for Chairmen of Departments, organized by The Vice-Chancellor, Kenyatta University. Venue: Traveller’s Beach Hotel, Mombasa, Kenya.
  • Nwoye, A. (March 12, 2005)Invited to attend and present a paper at the Kenyatta University Staff Seminar on Management and Control of HIV/AIDS, organized by Kenyatta University AIDS Control Unit, at Utalii Hotel. Paper Presented: Decision-making Therapy in HIV/AIDS: The African Experience.
  • Nwoye, A. (April 27- 29); May 2-6 (Group 1); 9-13 (Group 11), 2005. Invited and sponsored to participate as Training Consultant in the Trainers of Trainers’ Counselling Workshop organized for Carers of Street Children and Youth in Disadvantaged Circumstances, by GTZ Kenya in collaboration with The Children’s Department of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Kenya. Venue: Hotel Senate, Juja.
  • Nwoye, A. (March 4, 2004). Visiting Scholar Presentation, University of Cambridge, Faculty of Education Staff Seminar Series. Time: 4.00 – 5.30 pm. Paper Presented: Re-visioning the African Self: A Synoptic theory.
  • Nwoye, A. (March 16, 2004). Visiting Scholar Presentation at the University of Cambridge, Faculty of Education Staff Seminar Series. Time: 2.00 – 3.30 pm. Paper Presented: A Narrative Approach to Child and Family Therapy in Africa.
  • Nwoye, A. (May 17-19, 2004). Invited to attend and sponsored by SAAMFT (South African Association of Marital and Family Therapy) to serve as Primary Speaker at the Opening Plenary of the 9th International Conference of the South African Association of Marital and Family Therapy, held at Durban Hotel, Durban, South Africa. Paper Presented: Memory Healing Processes in HIV Counselling
  • Nwoye, A. (May 15th, 16th and 20th, 2004). Invited to participate as Special Guest Presenter
  • at the Pre and Post Conference Workshops organized by the South African Association of Marital and Family Therapy, in collaboration with the Durban Institute of Technology, Durban, South Africa. Venue: Durban Institute of Technology, Durban, South Africa. Papers Presented:
    • (a) Psychotherapy in Africa and the Problem of Dispossession
    • (b) Theory and Method of Marriage Therapy in Contemporary Africa
    • (c) A Narrative Approach to Child and Family Therapy in Africa
  • Nwoye, A. (August 31, 2004). Invited and sponsored to participate as Training Consultant at the Workshop on Gender Issues in Science and Technology, organized by National Council for Science & Technology, and held at Nairobi Safari Club/Lilian Towers. Time: 8.00 am – 5.00 pm. Paper Presented: Obstacles to Female Students’ Performance in Science: Impressions from the Shadowing Technique
  • Nwoye, A. (September 13-17, 2004). Attended an International Colloquium on the theme of African Contributions to World Religious Heritage, held at Sheraton Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on the Invitation and Sponsorship of the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue, Rome, Italy, in association with the World Council of Churches, Geneva, Switzerland.