A Jesuit, Filipino, and Asian Ecclesiastical Faculty of Theology

Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Myrna Joyce O. Sanchez, Ph.D.alt
Lecturer, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Counseling and Family Ministry
Contact Information

Center for Family Ministries (CEFAM)
Spiritual-Pastoral Center
Ateneo de Manila University Campus
Loyola Heights, Quezon City
Telephone numbers:  (63 2) 426-4289 to 92
Fax:  (63 2) 426-4285


Marital Dynamics and Counseling
Special Issues in Marital and Family Counseling


Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University of Santo Tomas, Manila
Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry: Family Ministries and Counseling, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City
Master of Arts in Psychology, University of the Philippines, Quezon City
Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology (candidate), University of the Philippines, Quezon City

Areas of Interest

Pastoral, Marital and Family Counseling

Current Professional Activities

Myrna Joyce is a counselor for individuals, couples and families. She is a speaker and facilitator for various seminar-workshops in non-academic, academic and corporate settings.  She has experiences in college, university, and seminary teaching, several years of corporate work; and, training and practice in pastoral ministries. She is a counselor at the Center for Family Ministries and at the Lorenzo Mission Institute, San Carlos Seminary Complex, Makati City. She is a faculty member of the Ateneo University’s Loyola School of Theology, Institute of Formation and Religious Studies in Quezon City, and the Graduate School of Psychology and Counseling of St. Scholastica’s College, Manila. She is also an external psychologist at the International Rice Research Institute’s Human Resources Department.

Myrna Joyce is a 
Registered Counselor and Accredited Specialist in Developmental Psychology. She is an assessor for the PAP Developmental Psychology Division and is a member of the board of directors of the Philippine Association for Child and Play Therapy.