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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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Olivia P. Carandang, Ph.D., RPsy

Faculty, Department of Psychology

Degrees

  • Ph.D. Personality Psychology, minor in Clinical Psychology; University of the Philippines in Diliman
  • M.A. Personality Psychology, University of the Philippines in Diliman
  • A.B. Psychology (magna cum laude), Ateneo de Manila University

 

Certifications

  • Registered Psychologist (RPsy)

 

Biography

Dr. Olivia Carandang, or Olive, has been with the MC Department of Psychology for 6 years now, teaching Research in Psychology and Experimental Psychology, among others. She graduated magna cum laude from the Ateneo de Manila University, with a degree of AB Psychology. She then pursued and obtained her Master of Arts degree in Personality Psychology from the University of the Philippines in Diliman. A few years back, she earned her PhD in Personality Psychology, minor in Clinical Psychology from the same institution.

At present, aside from teaching at MC, she also works as a Staff Psychologist at the MLAC Institute for Psychosocial Services. Under the same institution, she was able to co-author a book entitled, P.R.E.S.E.N.C.E.: A Primer on Trauma and Recovery for the Use of Trauma Workers.

She is inclined to and interested in doing research on Play and Expressive Arts Therapies, and Positive Psychology.

 

Publications

  • “P.R.E.S.E.N.C.E.: A Primer on Trauma and Recovery for the Use of Trauma Workers” (co-author)