Fernandez, Karina Therese G.

Status: 
Full Time
Administrative Position: 

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Director, Ateneo Bulatao Center for Psychology Services

 
Biography: 

Ph.D Clinical Psychology Ateneo de Manila University

Graduated with Distinction, Master’s Degree in Developmental Psycholoy, Boston College, MA

Magna Cum Laude BS Psychology, Ateneo de Manila University

Courses Taught: 

Undergraduate Courses
        Developmental Psychology
        Cognitive Psychology
        Counseling Principles and Practices
        Thesis in Psychology
        General Psychology

Graduate Courses
         Advanced Personality Psychology
         Cognitive Psychology
         Abnormal Psychology
         Group Therapy
         Counseling Priniciples and Practices
         Socioemotional Development

Research: 

L.P. Alampay, Lourdes J. T. Galvez T.P. Tuliao, P. Baranek, M. Ofreneo, G.D. Lopez, K.G., Fernandez, P. Rockman, A. Villasanta, T. Angangco, M. Lee Freedman, L. Cerswell, & V. Guintu, "A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of a Mindfulness Program for Filipino Children", Mindfulness, 2019, International

Fernandez, K.G., Seyle, D.C., & Simon, E.D., "Conceptualization of depression among Filipino seafarers", Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology, 12 (2018), 1-7, International

Seyle, C., Fernandez, K.G., Dimitrevich, A. & Bahri, C., "The long-term impact of maritime piracy on seafarers??? behavioral health and work decisions", Marine Policy, 87 (2018), 23-28, International

Fernandez, Karina Therese G. and Sugay, Celine O., "Psychodynamic Play Therapy: A case of selective mutism", International Journal of Play Therapy, 25 (2016), 203-209, International

Fernandez, Karina Therese G. & Samaco-Zamora, Maria Cristina F, "A Grounded Theory of Wellness (Kaginhawaan)", Psychological Studies, 2016, International

Seyle, C., Bahri, C., Brandt, K., Dimitrievich, A., Fernandez, K., Holmer, T., & Malhotra, N., "After the Release: The Long-Term Behavioral Impact of Piracy on Seafarers and Families", OEF Research, 2016, International

Seyle, C., Bahri, C., Brandt, K., Dimitrievich, A., Fernandez, K., Holmer, T., & Malhotra, N., "After the Release: The Long-Term Behavioral Impact of Piracy on Seafarers and Families", OEF Research, 2016, International

Simon, Evee Kae and Fernandez, Karina Therese G., "The Phenomenology of Maritime Piracy Experiences of Filipino Seafarers", Psychological Studies, 2015, 1-8, International

Fernandez, K.G. & Melgar, M., "Melgar, M., & Fernandez, K. (2014). The Desire to Work with a Different Mind: Cases from the Narrative Analysis of the Life Stories of Young Adults with High-Functioning Autism. In R. E. Javier Jr., F. Demetrio III, R. Habaradas, M. Jabar, & R. Resurreccion (Eds.), From Exceptionality to Exceptional: Inclusion of Differently Abled Persons in the Workplace (pp. 161-174).", From Exceptionality to Exceptional: Inclusion of Differently Abled Persons in the Workplace, 2014, 161-174, National (Philippines)

Fernandez, Karina Therese G., Tongson, Monica, & Serrano, Krista, "An Intervention in Treating Selective Mutism Using the Expressive Therapies Continuum Framework", Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 9 (2014), National (Philippines)

Fernandez, Karina Therese G., Ortega, Renee Ann L., Lirios, Joaquin Jose B., "Dimensions of Social Support from the Perspective of Filipino Adolescents", Philippine Journal of Psychology, 46 (2013), 71-88, National (Philippines)

M.T.G.Tuason, K.T.G. Fernandez, M.A.D.P.Catipon, L. Trivino-Dey and M.L.Arellano-Carandang, "Counseling in the Philippines: Past, Present, and Future", Journal of Counseling and Development, 90 (2012), 373 - 377, International

Karina G. Fernandez, "Support Means Direct Help: Filipino Adolescents? Multidimensional Conceptualization of Social Support", Psychological Studies, on line first (2011), International

K.G. Fernandez, "Hits and Misses: Interventions in a case of selective mutism", Philippine Journal of Psychology, 43 (2010), 133-148, National (Philippines)

Fernandez, K.G., "Lessons learned from Fr. Bu: In and out of the classroom", Therapeutic Tales: Healing, Hypnotherapy and Fr. Bu (M.A. Ramos, ed.), 2010, National (Philippines)

Fernandez, K.G., "Connecting with today?s teens: A Parent?s guide for motivating, supporting, and communicating with them.", Agenda for Hope Project: Inspiring the Youth, 2010, National (Philippines)

University Service and Outreach: 

Outreach
         Parenting workshops c/o schools and communities
         Counseling 101 for Parents
         Counseling 101 for Teachers
         Counseling 101 for Corporate employees
         Psychosocial debriefing for schools and communities following trauma