Garabiles, Melissa R. PhD, RPsy

Full Time
Administrative Position: 

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact No.: 
426-6001 local 5260-62

PhD Clinical Psychology, Ateneo de Manila University
MA Counseling Psychology, Ateneo de Manila Univarsity
BS Psychology, Ateneo de Manila University

Courses Taught: 

Psychological Statistics
Psychometric Theory
Research Methods

Clinical Psychology
Migration/Mental Health/Positive Psychology/Men and Masculinities
Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods


Garabiles, M. R., Lao, C. K., Xiong, Y., & Hall, B. J., "Exploring comorbidity between anxiety and depression among migrant Filipino domestic workers: A network approach", Journal of Affective Disorders, 250 (2019), 85-93, International

Garabiles, M. R., Harper Shehadeh, M., & Hall, B. J., "The cultural adaptation of a scalable WHO eMental Health program for overseas Filipino workers", Journal of Internet Medical Research - Formative Research, 3 (2019), e11600, International

Hall, B. J., Garabiles, M. R., & Latkin, C. A., "Work life, relationship, and policy determinants of health and wellbeing among Filipino domestic workers in China: A qualitative study", BMC Public Health, 19 (2019), 229, International

Hall, B. J., Yip, P. S. Y., Garabiles, M. R., Lao, C. K., Chan, E. W. W., & Marx, B. P., "Psychometric validation of the PTSD Checklist-5 among female domestic workers", European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10 (2019), International

Hall, B. J., Shi, W., Garabiles, M. R., & Chan, E., "Correlates of expected eMental Health intervention uptake among Filipino domestic workers in China", Global Mental Health, 5 (2018), International

Garabiles, M. R., Ofreneo, M. A. P., & Hall, B. J., "Towards a model of resilience for transnational families of Filipina domestic workers", PLoS ONE, 12 (2017), International

Banzon-Librojo, L. A., Garabiles, M. R., & Alampay, L. P., "Relations between harsh discipline from teachers, perceived teacher support, and bullying victimization among high school students", Journal of Adolescence, 57 (2017), 18-22, International

Garabiles, M. R., "When pain leads to relief: Dealing with persons engaging in nonsuicidal self-injury behaviors", In Q. N. Lee-Chua, L. J. Galvez-Tan, M. R. Garabiles, M. T. de Guzman-Mactal, & M. J. Bergado-Flores, M. J. (Eds.) Lifeline: A layperson's guide to helping people in crisis, 2016, 73-111, National (Philippines)

L. A. Teh, A. C. Acosta, M. R. M. Hechanova, M. R. Garabiles and, A. S. Alianan, Jr., "Attitudes of psychology graduate students toward face-to-face and online counseling", Philippine Journal of Psychology, 47 (2014), 65-97, National (Philippines)