SPECIAL GUEST INVITATION

DATO' DR ABDUL HALIM BIN MOHD HUSSIN

President

International Counselling Association of Malaysia (PERKAMA International)


Dato' Dr Abdul Halim Bin Mohd Hussin was the former General Director of the National Drug Agency. His advocacy in mental health and well-being has been dedicated at the forefront of policy making in Malaysia.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

DR MARK HOELTERHOFF

Lecturer, University of Edinburgh (UK)


Dr Mark Hoelterhoff has been working in the field of mental health for over 20 years. His clinical experience includes settings within private practice and third sector mental health organisations in the UK and US. He has provided individual and family psychotherapy to clients who have wide-ranging mental health experiences; he promotes developing strengths to enable individuals and communities to thrive. His work is based on positive psychology which is founded in the belief that people want to find meaning, develop their potential and live fulfilling lives.


DR RICHARD MARSHALL

Professor, Webster University (US)


Dr Richard Marshall is co-host of Psychreg Podcast. Dr Marshall earned an EdD in reading and learning disabilities at West Virginia University (WVU) in 1982. Upon completion of his degree he became an Assistant Professor of Paediatrics at the WVU Medical School. After moving to Florida in 1983, he joined the faculty in the Department of Paediatrics in the College of Medicine at the University of South Florida and worked for five years in the Neonatal Developmental Follow-Up Programme. He is Associate Editor of Psychreg Journal of Psychology.


DR BERNEY WILKINSON

Professor, Webster University (US)


Dr Berney Wilkinson is co-host of Psychreg Podcast. Dr Wilkinson earned his PhD in school psychology from the University of South Florida in 2005, specialising in paediatric psychology. He went on to complete a postgraduate programme and is a Diplomate with the American Board of School Neuropsychology. He is a licensed psychologist in Florida and owns a private practice that includes other psychologists and counsellors. He is Associate Editor of Psychreg Journal of Psychology.

DR WAN MARZUKI

Professor, Universiti Putra Malaysia


Dr Wan Marzuki is the Head of the Department of Counsellor Education and Counselling Psychology at Universiti Putra Malaysia. His areas of specialisation include guidance and counselling; counsellor education; career development and counselling; development of psychological instrument; computer application in education; social science research; and soft skills. He is a registered counsellor in Malaysia and a member of the American Counseling Association.


PLENARY SPEAKERS

DENNIS RELOJO-HOWELL

Founder, Psychreg (UK)


Dennis Relojo-Howell, MSc, MBPsS is an international mental health advocate and founder of Psychreg. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of Psychreg Journal of Psychology. Aside from PJP, he sits on the editorial boards of international journals. A Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society, Dennis holds a master’s degree in psychology from the University of Hertfordshire and his research interest lies in the intersection of psychology and blogging.


DR NOOR HASSLINE MOHAMED

Academician, Universiti Malaysia Sabah


Dr Noor Hassline Mohamed is an academician at UMS where she teaches psychology and counselling. She has more than 17 years teaching experiences as well as a clinical psychologist consultant who works with adults and children. Dr Noor Hassline was former Dean of the Faculty of Health and Social Science at International University Malaya-Wales. Dr Noor Hassline is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and she is also a lifetime member of the International Society of Psychology, Counselling and Education (ISPCE).

DR AMONEETA BECKSTEIN

Counsellor, Webster University (Thailand)


Dr Amoneeta Beckstein completed his PhD in Counselling Psychology with specialisations in multicultural and alcohol and other drugs counselling. As a scientist-practitioner, Dr Beckstein's research and practice mutually inform each other. His research interests include Native American psychology, positive psychology, multiculturalism, life balance, underrepresented groups’ leadership development and educational success, and understanding and augmenting subjective happiness. His research aims to contribute to marginalised groups’ growth, resilience, and life enhancement.

AMIR SINGH

Senior Lecturer,

Management Development Institute of Singapore


Amir Singh teaches psychology, business and statistics at Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS). He was the head of the School of Psychology of MDIS from 2008–2013, and also served as the director of the psychology programme at the University of Bradford in 2015. He holds a master's degree in guidance and counselling from James Cook University.

DR BALAN RATHAKRISHAN

Associate Professor, Universiti Malaysia Sabah


Dr Balan Rathakrishnan is Associate Professor in Faculty of Psychology and Education at UMS. He specialises in youth and community programmes in UMS. He also won the World Inventor Award in Korea in 2013, in the field of research and education category for social sciences. His research focuses on youth, creativity, innovation and intervention for social problems in youth.

WORKSHOP FACILITATORS

DAVID SLEET

Co-owner, Ayanay (UK)


Dave Sleet’s whole life has been shaped by his own childhood experiences. Being raised in a family that fostered over 90 children and young people between 1979 and 1989. The experience of witnessing the various impacts of so much trauma in children and young people at such a young age, was added to by seeing the flaws and weaknesses in the support and protection systems for those connected to children’s social care.

SIOBHAIN CROSBIE

Co-owner of Ayanay (UK)


Siobhain Crosbie is an experienced therapist practising psychotherapy for almost 20 years in private practice. She's also a qualified Mediator, Family therapist, qualified Supervisor and Author. Vonnie is a writer of articles and stories reflecting understanding from a psychoanalytical viewpoint and her experience is extensive.

DR SAIFUR REHMAN FAROOQI

Assistant Professor, University of Delhi (India)


Dr Saif Farooqi is Assistant Professor at the Department of Applied Psychology, Vivekananda College, at the University of Delhi. His areas of interest are interpersonalrelationships, individual differences, cyberspace/social media, urbanism, history ofpsychology, and parapsychology. He has conducted many workshops on SPSS, communication, leadership, and career development. Dr Farooqi has also been involved in writing psychology-based articles on his blogs for more than ten years.

ABOUT

ICPCE 2019 is organised by Psychreg, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, and the International Society of Psychology, Counselling and Education (ISPCE).

CONTACT

Phone : (+6088) 320000 / 320474

Email : drelojo.howell@gmail.com

Address : Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Jalan UMS, 88400, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Copyright 2019. 2nd International Conference on Psychology, Counselling and Education.