A Jesuit, Filipino, and Asian Ecclesiastical Faculty of Theology

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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MARIA CYNTHIA JAVIER-GAVINO, Ph.D. cand.alt
Lecturer, Assistant Professor of Family Ministries and Pastoral Counseling

Contact Information

Center for Family Ministries
Ateneo de Manila University
Loyola Heights, Quezon City
Tel. (+63 02) 4264289 to 92

Courses

Marital and Pre-Marital Dynamics and Counseling, Pastoral Psychology and Counseling Families in Crisis

Areas of Interest

Family Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Parenting and Families of Overseas Filipino Workers

Education

Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Administration, University of the Philippines, Quezon City
Master of Arts in Business Administration, Ateneo de Manila Business School, Makati City
Professional Diploma in Family Ministries, Center for Family Ministries, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City
Certificate of Pastoral Clinical Apprenticeship & Supervision, Center for Family Ministries, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City
Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (ongoing), University of the Philippines, Quezon City

Professional Background

Cynthia is a senior family counselor of the Center for Family Ministries. She is also part of the Adjunct Faculty Team of the Asian Institute of Management, Makati City, teaching Family Theories and Dynamics and Genogram Analysis. Cynthia gives seminars on parenting (building a positive relationship with your child; positive discipline; effective communication; sexuality; solo parenting; values; parent-child dialogue), marital enrichment (building intimacy; couple communication), work-life balance, emotional intelligence, family systems and the genogram.