Meseret Ayalew Dejenie


 Full Name:Meseret  Ayalew Dejenie

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

 +251 – (0) 9 11 58 99 96/12 13 82 44

Sex Male | Date of birth 15/09/1988 | Nationality Ethiopia



October, 2013  -  Present


Department  of  Psychology

Bahir Dar University

Tel:+251-(0) 588-20- 96-76

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

§  Coordinator, University Counseling Center (UCC)

§  Course Chair for  the Module of Clinical and Health Psychology

§  Coordinator and supervisor of internship

§   Mentoring university counselors

§  Teaching commonly:  Psychopathology/Abnormal Psychology/;  Psychology of Gender and Human Sexuality; Health Psychology;  Clinical Psychology, Rehabilitation Counseling, Statistics for Psychology I and Statistics for Psychology II  Courses

      Clinical Practice (Intern) in:

July, 2012  to July, 2013

  • Emmanuel Specialized Psychiatric Hospital, for  four months
  • St. Paul Millennium Medical College, Psychiatry Unit,  for  four months


  • Gefferssa Rehabilitation Center, for  four months.


September, 2010 -   August,2011

                        School Counsellor

                        Deborah School

                        Gerji, Bole Sub-City 

                        Tel:+251-(0) 116 29 33 44

                         Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


















  1. “The Effect of Iodized Salt on Child Development”: Trained to Administered the Bayley Scales of Child Development and Collected data on Child Mental Development from January3rd to January 10th, 2014 (organized by McGill University).



  1. “IEC-BCC Message Material Development and Dissemination Focusing on Youth SRH”, from October12th to October 17th, 2015, Organized by; Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia, Bahir Dar.


  1. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), for ten days. Organized by School of Psychology Addis Ababa University 
  2. Basic Courses in Ethiopian Sign Language and Deaf Culture for two semesters organized by the Department of Linguistics and Philology, Addis Ababa University


Personal Skills

  1. Good listener
  2. Good decision maker
  3. Sensitive to disadvantaged group of the society 
  4. Highly  initiative




Language  Skills


Mother tongue(s)




Other language(s)






Spoken interaction

Spoken production









Communication skills

  • Good communication skills gained through experience as a peer educator and Gender activist in AAII for three years.
  • Good communication skills gained through experience as a teacher and school Counsellor


Computer skills

  • Good command of the basics of computer skills gained by short-term training from Computers Knowledge Center(CKC)
  • Excellent skills in using SPSS software gained through short-term training from Bahir Dar University
  • Enhancing Teacher Education for Bridging the Education Quality Gap in Ethiopia. Training on ICT use in Education for Teacher Educators. February12-14,2015, Bahir Dar Univeristy, Bahir dar, Ethiopia.


Driving licence

  • Ethiopian Driving license (License No. 017641)

















1.      Mental Health Status of Returnee Ethiopian Women from the Middle East vis -a- vis Women in the Process of Migration: Implications for Intervention. Presented at The 1stAnnual Research Conference of Amhara National Regional State Health Bureau, August2-4, 2014

2.      Mental Health Status of Returnee Ethiopian Women from the Middle East vis -a- vis Women in the Process of Migration: Implications for Intervention. In the first IGAD International Health Conference held from December 03-06/2014, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

3.      Peer Led Learning: Preparation, Implementation, Achievement and Challenges at Bahir Dar University, Axum University, and Wollo University. Presented at the 32ndInternational May Educational Conference; Organized by Faculty of Educational and Behavioral Sciences at Bahir Dar University, 29-31 may, 2014. (Team work)

4.      The Role of Cognitive Behavioral Group Therapy in Improving Psychological Distress of MDR-TB Patients.  Presented at the 26th EPHA Annual Conference held from February 25-28, 2015, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia (Team work) 


Researches done  but not presented yet

  1.   Intergroup Conflict among University Students: Implication for Diplomatic Edification and constructing  Positive Academic Atmosphere ( ongoing project, team Work)
  2. The Prevalence, Trends and Consequences of Substance Abuse among University Students: Implication for Quality Education (team Work).







  1. Enhancing the Life skills and Psycho-Social Wellbeing of BDU Communities
  1. Providing Reintegration Training for Returnees from Domestic Work in the Middle Eastern Countries: In West Gojjam Zone, Finote-Selam(Team Work).
  2. Enhancing the Academic Potentials, Psycho-Social and Health Wellbeing of Infected and Affected Children and Youths with HIV/AIDS, in Bahir Dar (Team Work).
  3. University Counselling Center (UCC): A Guideline for the Establishment, Organization and Administration of the Center, Bahir Dar University.




  • The Study of Stress and Competence in Children: A building block for developmental psychopathology. Presented at Friday seminar of College of Education and Behavioural Sciences, Bahir Dar University, Article review.  
  • Causes, Consequences and Remedial Techniques of Sexual dysfunction. . Presented at Friday seminar of College  of Education and Behavioural Sciences, Bahir Dar University 


Professional Membership 

  1. Ethiopian Psychologists’ Association (EPA)
  2. Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA)
  3. Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia (FGAE)


  1. Matebe Tafere (PhD), Associate Professor

         Academic Vice President of Bahir Dar University

Mob:+251-(0) 9 18 34 01 63

  1. Dawit Asrat(PhD)

Director, Institute of Pedagogical and Educational Research(IPER)

Bahir dar University


Mob:+251-(0) 9 18 76 62 32

  1. Moshe landsman (PhD) 

          Licensed Psychologist

          Lecturer, Clinical psychology track


           Yerucham 80552 ISRAEL