Senior Lecturer & Counseling Psychologist, University of Ghana
Postdoctoral Fellow (Volkswagen Foundation, Germany)
PhD. Counseling Psychology (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA)
MPhil. in Health Promotion (University of Bergen, Norway),
BA. Psychology with Sociology (University of Ghana, Ghana)
AREA OF SPECIALIZATION
Counseling psychology; with an emphasis on culture and mental illness in African settings. Research interest in the intersections of psychology, culture, and development in contemporary West Africa.
In the past when most Ghanaians lived in rural areas, most would typically consult an elder, a respected member of the family, or someone of good social standing in their community when they faced problems in their life....
Jan 29, 2019 12:43 pm UTC| Insights & Views
Culture plays a big role in what we feel, how we identify these feelings and what we do to deal with our emotions. So, those raised in more macho cultures may be more likely to suppress emotions like sadness or...