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.

  • Address : Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights Quezon City 1108 Philippines

  • Email Us : info@mc.edu.ph

  • Call Us : +63 02 930-MCQC (6272)

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Grace Brillantes-Evangelista, Ph.D., RPsy, CSCLP

Chairperson, Department of Psychology
Professor, Department of Psychology
Clinical Psychologist, Integrated Lifestyle and Wellness (ILAW) Center


  • Ph.D. Clinical Psychology minor in Developmental Psychology, University of the Philippines in Diliman
  • M.A. Psychology, University of the Philippines in Diliman
  • B.A. Social Sciences: Behavioral Studies (magna cum laude), University of the Philippines in Manila



  • Registered Psychologist (RPsy)
  • Certified Specialist in Clinical Psychology (CSCLP)



Dr. Grace Brillantes-Evangelista is a licensed and certified Clinical Psychologist. She finished her BA Social Sciences: Behavioral Studies (magna cum laude) from University of the Philippines-Manila and she earned her MA and PhD Clinical Psychology (minor in Developmental Psychology) from the University of the Philippines-Diliman. She currently received her certification as focusing-oriented expressive arts practitioner through distance education with in-residence training after more than two years of completing extensive requirements at the Focusing and Expressive Arts Institute, Santa Rosa California, USA.

Listening is her second nature and she finds fulfillment in helping others. She is noted for her practice in arts and mindfulness-based psychotherapy, psychological assessment, and community-based clinical psychology. She has been in clinical practice for more than 10 years providing psychological services for individuals, groups, and families with differing concerns. She currently holds her private practice at the ILAW Center. She has been head psychologist consultant with local and international NGOs for psychosocial actions and has been part of reference groups for national policy formulation on mental health and psychosocial support.