Judy Njeri Thirimu, Mater Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya
Judy Njeri Thirimu is an MA student of Clinical Psychology at USIU-Africa. Currently she is doing an internship at Oasis Africa Centre in Kilimani, Nairobi. At Oasis she provides psychotherapy services to clients who have mental health challenges such depression, substance addiction and psychological distresses that affect their functioning.
In August 2018 she participated in a workshop where she trained participants from a corporate client on how to manage stress, anxiety and depression.
She is also offering pro-bono individual therapy sessions to university students with acute psychological distress and empowering them with life skills to help them cope with their life challenges.
Before she began her internship at Oasis Africa, she worked at the Mathari Teaching and referral hospital as an intern from December 2017 to May 2018. She mainly worked with patients in the rehabilitation centre. She did individual, group and family therapy to support the clients who were recovering from addiction.
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