Profiles

1. Karel Karsten, M.Psi., Psikolog


screen-shot-2016-11-22-at-9-12-07-amKarel is graduated from the Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Pelita Harapan. He completed his Masters in Clinical Psychology and Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Universitas Tarumanagara.

Karel has a deep interest in the relationship issues, especially in the context of couple and family relationship. He has been involved in several assessments and evaluations from special needs children to the elderly population, as well as in counseling and psychotherapies for adults in various settings. He is also experienced in assessing employees for organizational settings, becoming facilitator in Debriefing Therapy for survivor, and various psychotherapies and counseling methods. He is now teaching as a lecturer at the Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Pelita Harapan. At present, Karel is a vice president of Indonesian Counseling Association (ICA), an Indonesian Representative of the American Board of Medical Psychotherapists and Psychodiagnostician (ABMPP) and and Association of Psychotherapists and Counselors in Singapore (APACS – LII), and is affiliated to the American Psychological Association (APA) – Division 12 (Society of Clinical Psychology), Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association (ANZMHA), and Indonesian Psychological Association (HIMPSI). He also works closely with the Singapore Regional Office. 

Currently, Karel is commencing his doctoral degree abroad. Therefore, the psychological service offered by him is limited to the internet-based service (e-counseling). Please contact us for more information.

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2. Eunike Mutiara, M.Psi, Psikolog 

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Eunike is graduated from Universitas Pelita Harapan, majoring in Psychology. She has just successfully finished her study in Masters of Clinical Psychology, Universitas Indonesia.

She has deep interest and professional skills for providing counseling and psychotherapies for teenagers and young couples. She is also trained for doing assessments and evaluations for educational as well as organizational settings. She has years of experience in helping children and teenagers with study difficulty and with gender identity issues. Eunike is now teaching as part time lecturer at the Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Pelita Harapan and an active member of the Indonesian Counseling Association (ICA) and Indonesian Psychological Association (HIMPSI). 

Currently, Eunike is not staying in Indonesia. Therefore, the psychological service offered by her is limited to the internet-based service (e-counseling). Please contact us for more information.

3. Merrysa Dirganova, S.Psi, M.Sc

screen-shot-2017-02-10-at-10-28-26-amGraduated from Universitas Pelita Harapan, Merrysa then continued her study in the University of Reading, United Kingdom, focusing in developmental psychopathology.

She is expertised in research which tailors her ability in planning and delivering educational seminars and workshops. She also maintains good relationship with her former affiliation, the National Autistic Society London. She is also trained for providing counseling and psychological assistance for various settings.

 

4. Pradipta Christy P., M.Psi., Psikolog

Foto DiptaDipta achieved her Master degree in Universitas Indonesia (UI), specialising in Adult Clinical Psychology. Being a psychologist, she is a member of Indonesian Psychological Association (HIMPSI) for the Jakarta region. 

In academic field, Dipta is a faculty member in the Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Pelita Harapan (UPH). Besides teaching, she is involved in the various psycho-education, counseling, psychotherapies, support group, and recruitment programs. Particularly in the field of adult clinical psychology, Dipta has a deep concern in the dating violence in close-relationship, with series of professional and research experiences around this issue. Dipta is also experienced in handling various cases, including anxiety, addiction, self-improvement, and enhancing social skills. In the field of education and industry, her experience involves facilitating support group for students with academic anxiety and conducting recruitment for employees.

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5. Wiwit Puspitasari Dewi, M.Psi., Psikolog

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Her bachelor and master degree in Adult Clinical Psychology was obtained from Universitas Indonesia (UI). Wiwit has a deep interest in handling psychological cases related to psychosomatic, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, and psychological trauma among teenagers and adults. 

Her experience of being clinical psychologist in the hospital makes her expert in treating clients who have psychological and psycho-physiological disorders, especially anxiety disorders, mood disorders, and psychological adjustment disorders in patients after physical treatment and for HIV patients. Currently, Wiwit is a lecturer in the Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Pelita Harapan. She is also practicing as a psychologist in the social rehabilitation centres for the disables and for the elderly. She is also actively involved as a volunteer to do mental health campaign for the society through Indonesia Mentality Care community. As a psychologist, Wiwit is registered as a member in Indonesian Psychological Association (HIMPSI).

6. Jessica Ariela, S.Psi., M.A., LPC

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Jessica holds a license as professional counselor in Illinois. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Universitas Pelita Harapan (UPH) and her master’s degree from Wheaton College, IL, in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Her passion in education has led her to extensive experience in school as well as working with children and adolescents. She also has counseling and psychotherapy experience in USA and Thailand, where she handled cases of trauma, anxiety, as well as family and marital problems. As a master facilitator-in-training from Trauma Healing Institute, Jessica is an experienced training facilitator for helping lay and professional counselors to better serve people with traumatic experiences. Jessica is currently continuing her passion in education through teaching as a full-time lecturer in Psychology Department, Universitas Pelita Harapan, and is a board member of Indonesian Counseling Association (ICA).

 

Visiting / Associate Counseling Consultant

Dr. Jeffrey Po, Ph.D

Dr. Jeffrey Po

Jeffrey Po, PhD, is a Psychotherapist in private practice in Singapore. He is not only a trainer, but also an educator. He is a lecturer in subjects related to counselling, psychology and psychotherapy, in various private educational institutions of higher learning in Singapore.

Jeffrey has designed a method of psychotherapy that combines the interactions of the person’s mind-body-spirit. He is expertised in adolescent with high risks, prison inmates, the elderly and those with anxieties issues. At present, he is the President of the Association of Psychotherapists and Counsellors (Singapore). Jeffrey is a certified Meditation Instructor (AIHCP), Hypnotherapist (ABH), NLP and Prepare-Enriched practitioner and a member of the ACA College of Clinical Counsellors and College of Supervisors. He has been awarded by the Advanced Supervision in Experiential Counselling Approaches from the Milton Erikson Foundation.

 

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