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Dr. Victoria Mutiso

Director

Africa Mental Health Foundation

HQ Phone: (800) 546-5175

Africa Mental Health Foundation

CEO, Lakeview Ranch Inc. 69531 213Th St.

Darwin, Minnesota 55324 - 6602USA

United States

Company Description

• AMHF also provides a forum where students meet with stakeholders to discuss issues of common and varying interests that would benefit all in process of operational research. • The AMHF has accommodated students from USA, Italy, Spain and from other Eu ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

PhD Student At the Department of Psychiatry
The University of Nairobi

Education

Master's degree
Public Health
Moi University

Masters
Clinical Psychology
The University of Nairobi

Masters
Clinical Psychology
University of Nairobi

PhD
Clinical Psychology
The University of Nairobi

PhD
Clinical Psychology
University of Nairobi

Web References (9 Total References)


Victoria ...

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Victoria Mutiso Director - Research, Administration and Finance

Dr. Mutiso holds a PhD and Masters in Clinical Psychology from the University of Nairobi. She is in charge of research in addition to overseeing the overall administration of the Foundation. She has been the Principal Investigator for two projects run by the Foundation on innovative integration of mental health services in primary health care through task-shifting to include both formal and informal health care systems.
She has a strong interest in mental health-related research and emerging trends. She also has a strong bias to child psychology, parent-child relationships and developmental issues. She is a co-author in a manual on psycho-trauma, has contributed book chapters and published several articles in peer-reviewed journals. She has been in charge of the various projects that AMHF has undertaken for the past 5 years.


Dr. Victoria Mutiso, a ...

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Dr. Victoria Mutiso, a clinical psychologist who is a director at the Africa Mental Health Foundation (AMHF), a Nairobi based non-governmental organization which researches on mental and neurological health and substance use during an interview at the orgaization's office in Nairobi on March 23, 2016. Religion News Service photo by Fredrick Nzwili

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Dr. Victoria Mutiso, a clinical psychologist who is a director at the Africa Mental Health Foundation, a Nairobi-based nongovernmental organization that does research on mental and neurological health and substance use, during an interview at the organization's office in Nairobi on March 23, 2016.
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"When there are signs of mental illness, the community member first takes their relatives to the traditional healers so that demons are cast out," said Dr. Victoria Mutiso, director of the Africa Mental Health Foundation.
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"There is still a huge barrier between contemporary medicine and traditional medicine, which we are working to break," said Mutiso, who is a clinical psychologist.
Convincing healers to join the program and keeping healers, clergy and medical experts on the same page has required a lot of open discussion and a willingness to protect each other's work and territory.
"It took a lot of dialogue and still takes more even now, but it is working," said Mutiso.


Dr. Victoria Mutiso, a ...

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Dr. Victoria Mutiso, a clinical psychologist who is a director at the Africa Mental Health Foundation (AMHF), a Nairobi based non-governmental organization which researches on mental and neurological health and substance use during an interview at the orgaization's office in Nairobi on March 23, 2016. Religion News Service photo by Fredrick Nzwili

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Dr. Victoria Mutiso, a clinical psychologist who is a director at the Africa Mental Health Foundation, a Nairobi-based nongovernmental organization that does research on mental and neurological health and substance use, during an interview at the organization's office in Nairobi on March 23, 2016.
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"When there are signs of mental illness, the community member first takes their relatives to the traditional healers so that demons are cast out," said Dr. Victoria Mutiso, director of the Africa Mental Health Foundation.
...
"There is still a huge barrier between contemporary medicine and traditional medicine, which we are working to break," said Mutiso, who is a clinical psychologist.
Convincing healers to join the program and keeping healers, clergy and medical experts on the same page has required a lot of open discussion and a willingness to protect each other's work and territory.
"It took a lot of dialogue and still takes more even now, but it is working," said Mutiso.


The TEAM initiative is spearheaded by ...

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The TEAM initiative is spearheaded by Dr. Victoria Mutiso of AMHF. With her team, which includes researchers as well as clinical professionals, she has devised a program that will allow mental healthcare to be more readily accessible to the Kenyan population at the primary health care level.


AMHF | Staff

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Dr Victoria Mutiso Director - Research, Administration and Finance

Dr. Victoria Mutiso is a Clinical Psychologist and a Research Fellow at the Africa Mental Health Foundation (AMHF). She holds a PhD and Masters in Clinical Psychology from the University of Nairobi. She is in charge of research and also an administrative position at the Foundation.
She is the country Co-PI in a Grand Challenges Canada-funded project on innovative approaches to improving mental health diagnosis and care in developing countries. She has a strong interest in mental health-related research and emerging trends. She is a co-author in a manual on psycho-trauma, has contributed book chapters and also published several articles in peer-reviewed journals. She has been in charge of various projects that AMHF has undertaken for the past 5 years.

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