COLOMBO, SRI LANKA
PROFILE OF GIOCP FOUNDER
Prof. Dr. M. B. S. Niranjala Fernando
- Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist.
- Founder, Chairperson, Administrative Director at Global Institute of Counseling Professionals GIOCP
- Member of the editorial board of the International Centre for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy ICCPP
- Professor at GIOCP and Royal Psychologist Community Pakistan RPC
- Awards –
LANKA ACHIEVERS AWARDS – 2020 WORLD WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP AWARDS – 2022As a Psychologist and Therapist, Dr M. B. S. Niranjala Fernando provides MSE testing, Therapy and clinical counseling services to assess and treat mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. She uses the science of psychology to treat complex human problems and promote change. She also promotes resilience and helps people discover their strengths.
PARTICIPATION IN CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD) PROGRAMS,
The (CPD) programs have been conducted at NAA Niranga Academy of Arts and other institutions with extended courses and short courses as a resource person for more than 30 years.
RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES IN SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS.
After qualifying with a doctorate degree PhD, Prof. Dr. Niranjala has service experience as a senior lecturer at NAA Child protection project Sri Lanka, and that is an educational program about child protection and development, both mentally and physically.
This project has been conducted from the year 2015 to the year 2019, by delivering seminars, workshops, and staff development programs, (in government and private sectors) etc. The project has been approved by the Family Health Bureau, Ministry of Health Sri Lanka,
QUALIFICATIONS FOR TEACHING
Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist
B.A., M.A., MSc SM (SL), PhD (UK), Hon. D.Sc.
Service experience as “Grade 2 – Senior lecturer” for more than twenty years at NAA Niranga Academy of Arts.
Teaching / Lecturing from 1987 up to now.
PARTICIPATING IN CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD) PROGRAMS EXTENSION COURSES, SHORT COURSES
Teaching / Lecturing, about “professional ethics”, psychology and counseling for undergraduate and medical doctors at Global Institute of Counseling Professionals for more than 2 years.
Study Supervision in Higher professional diploma in behavioral science of psychology and counselling at Global Institute of Counseling Professionals for more than 2 years.
Working as a clinical psychologist for more than seven years.
Continuing professional development (CPD) programs and Extension courses and short courses at NAA Niranga Academy of Arts for more than 30 years. ( From year 1987 to year 2020)
INTRODUCTION OF NEW COURSES / PROGRAMS
Curriculum Planning and development of the course “Diploma in Behavioral Science of Psychology and Counselling” (18 month course) at Global Institute of Counseling Professionals, which is accepted and registered under the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission (TVEC)
Development of tutorials and other materials for professional courses – “Higher Professional Diploma in Behavioral Science of Psychology and Counselling”
Project Planning and development programs annually for the GIOCP international associations
Strengthening research capacity of students for project work and research under GIOCP faculty of social development based on psychological counselling.
Introducing schedules and academic discipline to students since 1987 up to now
TRANSITIONING TO DUAL DELIVERY OF LESSONS
Preparation and use of audio and video study materials for preparation for dual delivery of lessons, particularly with a view to distance education needs.
Created and developed student monitoring methods for online and distance education.
Jeevithayata Guna dena vyayamya – Published by Wijesooriya Grantha Kendraya
Suwayata Maga – Published by Wijesooriya Grantha Kendraya. (This book has also been selected as a National School Library book.)
CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION AS PANELIST
PRESENTATIONS AT NATIONAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES,
GIOCP Global conference in professional counselling – 2022
LANKA ACHIEVERS AWARDS – 2020
WORLD WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP AWARDS – 2022
AT LANKA ACHIEVERS AWARDS 2020,
LANKA ACHIEVERS AWARDS 2020, CERTIFYS WITH DUE RECOGNITION OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT WORK AND HUMANITARIAN SERVICES RENDERED FOR BETTERMENT OF THE SOCIETY PROF. DR. M. B. S. NIRANJALA FERNANDO IS RESPECTFULLY AWARDED THE SERVICE EXCELLENCE AWARD WITH GLOBAL EDUCATION AMBASSADOR.
THIS AWARD OF HONOUR RESPECTFULLY PRESENTED ON 19th SEPTEMBER, 2020 AT TAJ SAMUDRA, COLOMBO, SRI LANKA
NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Founder, Chairperson, Administrative Director at
Founder, Chairperson, Administrative Director at
Global Institute of Counseling Professionals
MEMBER OF THE COUNCIL BOARD OF MANAGEMENT BOARD OF STUDY IN OTHER INSTITUTIONS (HIGHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTES)
Member of the RPC panel, Royal Psychologist Community Pakistan. RPC Global
A member of the editorial board of the International Centre for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy ICCPP.