DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY, COUNSELING, AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT
Welcome to the Department of Psychology, Counseling and Child Development
Constituted in August 2010, the department of psychology, counseling and child development prepares men and women for professional service in counseling in areas such as child care, child therapy, children ministry and advocacy. This training takes into consideration children's rights to life, education, social welfare and prevention from all forms of abuse and exploitation. We provide training in counseling of all issues or problems such as individual, group, family, marriage, adolescence, substance use and abuse, etc.
This department comprises of the following programs:
Diploma in Counseling - Nairobi Campus (Day)
Postgraduate Diploma in Child Development - Nairobi Campus (Evening)
BA Psychology and Counseling - Athi River Campus, Nairobi Campus (Day & Evening) and Mombasa Campus(Evening)
MA Child Development - Nairobi Campus (Evening)
MA Counseling Psychology - Nairobi Campus (Day & Evening) and Mombasa Campus (Evening)
The department houses the Nuru Counseling Centre, whose purpose is to train our students and offer counseling and counsultancy services to the public. Located at the Nairobi Campus, the centre offers a whole range of counseling services for Individuals, Groups, Pre-Marital, Marriage, Family, Adolescent, Substance Abuse, Career Guidance, HIV/AIDS, and Sexual Related issues, etc.
The department intends to launch the following programs in the near future:
BA Child Development
MA Family and Marital Therapy
PhD's in Clinical psychology
This department is headed by Dr. Kimani Chege. The Profile for all faculty in this Department is available (click faculty)
DAYSTAR UNIVERSITY | Nairobi Campus | P. O. Box 44400-00100 Nairobi, Kenya Tel: 020 2723002/3/4 Athi River Campus | P. O. Box 17, Daystar University, 90145 Kenya Tel: 045 6622601 045 622601(2)(3) Mombasa Campus is located on Tom Mboya Road, Tudor| Tel: 041 2495512/3/4 Email: email@example.com