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Sunday18 February 2018

Oasis Africa - News and Updates

An International Committee Interview with Gladys K. Mwiti, PhD

By Laura Captari, MA

Dr. Gladys Mwiti is a clinical psychologist in Nairobi, Kenya, and founder and CEO of Oasis Africa Center for Transformational Psychology and Trauma, a pan-African professional organization shaping the field of psychology in Kenya. In addition to providing trauma-focused therapy and supervision, Dr. Mwiti is heavily involved in advocacy work, collaborating with government offices, community organizations, and churches.


Kenyan Psychologist Representing the Continent

Dr. Gladys Mwiti, Consulting Clinical Psychologist, Founder & CEO of Oasis Africa and Chair, Kenya Psychological Association, just arrived in Chicago, Illinois early this week for a four-week speaking assignment.

On Thursday3rdMarch, she began as the main Plenary Speaker to open the Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS) International, an annual conference that is being held at Westin Hotel, in Lombard City, Illinois. Lombard City in greater Chicago. 


Call for Male Psychologists

Oasis Africa is a leading center for counseling, psychotherapy and trauma, committed to building healed communities and transformed individuals. We are looking for qualified male psychologists to join our team of professional therapists in Nairobi. Constant supervision is assured as well as an opportunity to grow your skills within a professional clinical psychology and counseling psychology environment.


International Family Psychology Conference 2017

International Family Psychology Conference: Crossroads of Couple and Family Psychology will be held in Evanston, Illinois, USA, June 22-24, 2017.

Many of the top names in international family psychology will be presenters including Florence Kaslow, Kenji Kameguchi, John Thoburn, Sabine Walper, Astrid van Damme, Tom Sexton, Keizo Hausegawa, Harald Wernick, Gladys Mwiti, Kobun Wakashima, David Schnarch, Michiko Ikuta and more. Top U.S. family psychology presenters will include Susan McDaniel, Don Baucom, Anthony Chambers, Nadine Kaslow, Bill Pinsoff, Sue Johnson, Andrew Christiansen, Mark Stanton, Kristi Coop-Gordon, Terry Patterson, Howard Liddle, Robert Jay Green, Ken Hardy, Doug Snyder, Andrew Benjamin and many others. The conference will also host Student Poster sessions.

It will be a superb two and a half days of experiencing the best that the field of family psychology has to offer. Please save the date and make your plans to attend.

More information on registration can be found at the conference website or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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African wise sayings come in handy in modern day parenting

When two Cabinet Secretaries brave the morning chill to officiate at a 7am book launch, that is a statement on the importance they attach to the publication.

That was the case on Friday, July 29, when Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i and his Lands counterpart, Prof Jacob Kaimenyi, spoke at the launch of clinical psychologist Gladys Mwiti’s book, Parenting With Purpose & African Wisdom.

The 278-page product of Arba Publications could not be more timely, as Prof Kaimenyi took the opportunity to address rampant unrest in schools when he introduced, Dr Matiang’i, the guest of honour. He debunked the opinion that Dr Matiang’i’s crackdown on cheating cartels in the education sector was the cause of unrest in schools that has seen more than 100 schools torched.