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Meseret Ayalew Dejenie

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

+251 – (0) 9 11 58 99 96/12 13 82 44

Sex Male | Date of birth 15/09/1988 | Nationality Ethiopia


Lecturer, Clinical psychology Track


October, 2013 - Present


Department of Psychology

Bahir Dar University

Tel:+251-(0) 588-20- 96-76

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

  • Coordinator, University Counseling Center (UCC)

  • Course Chair for the Module of Clinical and Health Psychology

  • Coordinator and supervisor of internship

  • Mentoring university counselors

  • Teaching commonly: Psychopathology/Abnormal Psychology/; Psychology of Gender and Human Sexuality; Health Psychology; Clinical Psychology, Rehabilitation Counseling, Statistics for Psychology I and Statistics for Psychology II Courses

Clinical Practice (Intern) in:

July, 2012 to July, 2013

  • St. Paul Millennium Medical College, Psychiatry Unit, for four months

  • Gefferssa Rehabilitation Center, for four months.

September, 2010 - August,2011

School Counsellor

Deborah School

Gerji, Bole Sub-City

Tel:+251-(0) 116 29 33 44

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

October, 2007 - June, 2010

Peer Educator and Gender Activist (Volunteer)

African AIDS Initiative International (AAII)

P. O. Box: 5565


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia



  1. Certificate in Higher Diploma Programme (HDP)

2011 - 2013



  1. M.A. degree in Clinical Psychology

Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

  • Introduction to clinical psychology

  • Neuropsychology

  • Psycho-Pharmacology

  • Developmental and family psychology and psychopathology

  • Cultural and Cross-cultural issues in Clinical Psychology

  • Psychological Assessment, diagnosis and clinical practice

  • Pedagogy for clinical psychologists

  • Advanced statistics for behavioral sciences and Research methods in

Clinical Psychology

Mental Health Status of Returnee Ethiopian Women from the Middle East Vis -a- Vis Women in the Process of Migration: Implications for Intervention (Thesis).

  1. Education

2007 - 2010

Senior Essay

B.A. degree in Psychology

Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Knowledge, Attitude and Utilization of Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) among University Students: The case of CEBS, AAU (Senior essay).


  • “The Effect of Iodized Salt on Child Development”: Trained to Administered the Bayley Scales of Child Development and Collected data on Child Mental Development from January3rd to January 10th, 2014 (organized by McGill University).

  • “IEC-BCC Message Material Development and Dissemination Focusing on Youth SRH”, from October12th to October 17th, 2015, Organized by; Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia, Bahir Dar.

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), for ten days. Organized by School of Psychology Addis Ababa University

  • Basic Courses in Ethiopian Sign Language and Deaf Culture for two semesters organized by the Department of Linguistics and Philology, Addis Ababa University

Personal Skills

  • Good listener

  • Good decision maker

  • Sensitive to disadvantaged group of the society

  • Highly initiative

Language Skills


Mother tongue(s)


Other language(s)






Spoken interaction

Spoken production







Communication skills

  • Good communication skills gained through experience as a peer educator and Gender activist in AAII for three years.

  • Good communication skills gained through experience as a teacher and school Counsellor

Computer skills

  • Good command of the basics of computer skills gained by short-term training from Computers Knowledge Center(CKC)

  • Excellent skills in using SPSS software gained through short-term training from Bahir Dar University

  • Enhancing Teacher Education for Bridging the Education Quality Gap in Ethiopia. Training on ICT use in Education for Teacher Educators. February12-14,2015, Bahir Dar Univeristy, Bahir dar, Ethiopia.

Driving licence

  • Ethiopian Driving license (License No. 017641)


  1. Mental Health Status of Returnee Ethiopian Women from the Middle East vis -a- vis Women in the Process of Migration: Implications for Intervention. Presented at The 1stAnnual Research Conference of Amhara National Regional State Health Bureau, August2-4, 2014

  2. Mental Health Status of Returnee Ethiopian Women from the Middle East vis -a- vis Women in the Process of Migration: Implications for Intervention. In the first IGAD International Health Conference held from December 03-06/2014, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

  3. Peer Led Learning: Preparation, Implementation, Achievement and Challenges at Bahir Dar University, Axum University, and Wollo University. Presented at the 32ndInternational May Educational Conference; Organized by Faculty of Educational and Behavioral Sciences at Bahir Dar University, 29-31 may, 2014. (Team work)

  4. The Role of Cognitive Behavioral Group Therapy in Improving Psychological Distress of MDR-TB Patients. Presented at the 26th EPHA Annual Conference held from February 25-28, 2015, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia (Team work)

Researches done but not presented yet

  1. Intergroup Conflict among University Students: Implication for Diplomatic Edification and constructing Positive Academic Atmosphere ( ongoing project, team Work)

  2. The Prevalence, Trends and Consequences of Substance Abuse among University Students: Implication for Quality Education (team Work).


  • Enhancing the Life skills and Psycho-Social Wellbeing of BDU Communities

  • Providing Reintegration Training for Returnees from Domestic Work in the Middle Eastern Countries: In West Gojjam Zone, Finote-Selam(Team Work).

  • Enhancing the Academic Potentials, Psycho-Social and Health Wellbeing of Infected and Affected Children and Youths with HIV/AIDS, in Bahir Dar (Team Work).

  • University Counselling Center (UCC): A Guideline for the Establishment, Organization and Administration of the Center, Bahir Dar University.


  • The Study of Stress and Competence in Children: A building block for developmental psychopathology. Presented at Friday seminar of College of Education and Behavioural Sciences, Bahir Dar University, Article review.

  • Causes, Consequences and Remedial Techniques of Sexual dysfunction. . Presented at Friday seminar of College of Education and Behavioural Sciences, Bahir Dar University

Professional Membership

  • Ethiopian Psychologists’ Association (EPA)

  • Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA)

  • Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia (FGAE)


  1. Matebe Tafere (PhD), Associate Professor

Academic Vice President of Bahir Dar University

Mob:+251-(0) 9 18 34 01 63

  1. Dawit Asrat(PhD)

Director, Institute of Pedagogical and Educational Research(IPER)

Bahir dar University


Mob:+251-(0) 9 18 76 62 32

  1. Moshe landsman (PhD)

Licensed Psychologist

Lecturer, Clinical psychology track


Yerucham 80552 ISRAEL

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