Miriam College is a premier women's college in the Philippines. Founded in 1924, Miriam College offers programs at the basic, tertiary, post-graduate and adult education levels.

The institution supports specialized centers engaged in curriculum development, research, community outreach and advocacy in the fields of social development, peace education, environmental studies and women’s empowerment.

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Ma. Celia V. Aguila, Ph.D., RPsy, RGC, RPm

Faculty, Department of Psychology


  • Ph.D. Social Psychology, Ateneo de Manila University
  • M.A. Education, Guidance and Counseling; Ateneo de Manila University
  • A.B. Psychology, St. Theresa’s College, QC



  • Registered Psychologist (RPsy)
  • Registered Psychometrician (RPm)
  • Registered Guidance Counselor (RGC)



Dr. Aguila is an associate professor, specializing in social psychology and its related subjects like group dynamics and industrial psychology.

Her work experience before Miriam College included stints in the corporate setting, which included engaging in research and performing HR functions e.g. recruitment and training. She has also been trained as a psychometrician in an assessment center. Facilitating team-building seminars for organizations with colleagues was a part-time undertaking.

She was a college guidance counselor and a faculty member in between administrative assignments in Miriam College.

Her interests include research on social issues, as well as organizational and family wellness and dynamics. She advocates professionalism with caring and fairness in relating with her students.



  • “Student Behavioral Indices” Miriam College Faculty Research Journal, Vol. 21, February, 2002.
  • (Co-author) “Emotional Quotient of Miriam College Students” Miriam College Faculty Research Journal, Vol. 21, February, 2002.
  • “Parenting Styles: A Comparison” Miriam College Faculty Research Journal, Vol. 22, May, 2003.
  • “Well-Being in the Filipino Family” Miriam College Faculty Research Journal, Vol. 32, March, 2010.