Our Psychologists

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MARY GRACE M. SERRANILLA-ORQUIZA, PhD, RPsy

Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Meg is a Licensed Psychologist of the Philippine Regulatory Commission (PRC). She is a Clinical Psychologist with more than 10 years of clinical practice with several foundations and private hospitals in Metro Manila. She is also the founder and the head of Gray Matters Psychological Center. Dr. Meg has 9 years teaching experience in undergraduate and postgraduate Psychology courses. She is currently an Associate Professorial Lecturer at De La Salle University. She is an active member of the Psychological Association of the Philippines and have participated in local and international speaking engagements for the past 10 years.

Dr. Meg provides services to children, adolescents, and elderly. She had experience handling cases involving  depression, anxiety, emotional and relational concerns, family conflicts, adjustment difficulties, trauma/ abuse, and cognitive impairment. Her expertise is in psychological testing and assessment, and neuropsychological assessment and interventions. She also provides individual and group psychotherapy, and generally adopts cognitive- behavioral, mindfulness, humanistic, and play therapy approaches as applicable to the client.

Educational Background:

PhD, Major in Psychology – Hong Kong Polytechnic University

MS in Psychology, Major in Clinical Psychology-  De La Salle University, Manila

BS Psychology – De La Salle University, Manila

Clinic Days: Monday, Tuesday & Saturday (Strictly by appointment)

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ELAINE MARIE A. CONCEPCION, MA, RPsy, RPm.

Clinical Psychologist

Ms. Concepcion is a Licensed Psychometrician and Psychologist of the Philippine Regulatory Commission (PRC). She is also a Certified Assessment and Counseling Psychologist of the Psychological Association of the Philippines (PAP). Ms. Concepcion has 15 years of clinical experience. She has previous affiliations with various educational institutions and industries providing her expertise in counseling and psychotherapy, and psychological testing. Ms. Concepcion is currently the coordinator for the Student Discipline Program of De La Salle University. She had organized various workshops and developed modules and training programs. She is an active member of the Psychological Association of the Philippines (PAP), Guidance Counselor’s Circle of the Philippines and MAVEC Specialists Foundation Inc. She is currently the co-chair of the Counseling division of PAP.

Educational Background:

MS in Guidance and Counseling/ Clinical Psychology (units) – School of Arts & Sciences, St. Scholastica’s College MA in Clinical Psychology – Graduate School of Arts, Sciences and Education, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Manila BS Psychology – Social and Behavioral Science Program, St. Paul College Manila

Cases Handled: Borderline, Depression, Anxiety, Learning disabilities, Family Conflicts, Adjustment and Self- Esteem issues, Academic and Career concerns

Population Handled: Children, Adolescents, Adults

Clinical Approaches: Cognitive- Behavioral, Dialectical- Behavior Therapy

Services Provided: Psychological Testing, Individual and Group Psychotherapy

Clinic Days: Mon & Sat (Strictly by appointment)

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JOANNE RACHELLE D. VALLE, MA, RPsy

Clinical Psychologist

Ms. Valle is a Licensed Psychologist of the Philippine Regulatory Commission (PRC). She had 10 years of professional experience as a psychologist in different settings. She had previously worked as a school psychologist in a university and child life consultant in a hospital setting. She also underwent extensive training in the Intake department and the Justice, Addiction, and Mental Health (JAM) program of the Jean Tweed Centre in Toronto, Canada. Aside from this, Ms. Valle has 4 years teaching experience in the undergraduate and graduate Psychology program of various universities. She is an active member of the Psychological Association of the Philippines (PAP).

Educational Background:

PhD, Major in Clinical Psychology (on- going) – Psychology Department, De La Salle University-Manila MA Major in Psychology with concentration in Counseling Psychology – Psychology Department, Ateneo de Manila University BS in Family Life and Child Development – College of Home Economics, University of the Philippines, Diliman
Cases Handled:

Depression, Anxiety, Eating disorder, Gambling problems, Relationship issues, Work- life balance, Trauma, Abuse

Population Handled:

Children, Adolescents, Adults

Clinical Approaches:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution- Focused Brief Therapy, Psychodynamic, Humanistic, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, Art/ Play Therapy

Services Provided:

Psychological Assessment and Testing, Individual and Group Psychotherapy

Clinic Days:

Fri & Sat (Strictly by appointment)

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MA. DINAH ESPARTERO- ASIATICO, MS, CTRTC

Assistant Psychologist

Ms. Asiatico has more than 4 years of extensive training in psychological assessment, counseling and psychotherapy, and other psychological interventions. She was a volunteer child psychotherapist for 3 years conducting play therapy and psychological assessment to children and adolescents. Ms. Asiatico is one of the founding members of the William Glasser Institute of the Philippines Incorporators. She is also one of the few Certified Choice Theory Reality Therapist in the Philippines. Aside from her clinical training, Ms. Asiatico worked with several corporations and organizations in administrative, operations, and management. She was the former Executive Director of the Psychological Association of the Philippines (PAP). Her graduate research on Mindfulness among Filipino Seminarians provided a groundwork in applying mindfulness to enhance subjective well- being.

Educational Background:

PhD, Major in Clinical Psychology (on- going) – Psychology Department, De La Salle University-Manila MS in Psychology, Major in Clinical Psychology – Psychology Department, De La Salle University-Manila MS in Industrial Organization Psychology (Units) – Psychology Department, De La Salle University-Manila BS Psychology – College of Arts and Sciences, Miriam College

Cases Handled:

Trauma and Abuse, Behavioral and Adjustment problems

Population Handled:

Children, Adolescents, Adults

Clinical Approaches: Choice Theory Reality Therapy, Play Therapy (child-directed), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness

Services Provided:

Psychological Assessment and Testing, Individual and Group Psychotherapy

Clinic Days:

Sat (Strictly by appointment)

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ISABELLE REGINA C. YUJUICO, MS, RPsy

Assistant Psychologist

Ms. Yuijuico is a Licensed Psychologist of the Philippine Regulatory Commission (PRC) and garnered 10th place board topnotcher in the 2016 Psychologist licensure exam. She underwent training in Psychological Assessment and Psychotherapy for the past several years. Ms. Yuijuico has 5- year experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate Psychology courses. She has participated in various local and international speaking engagements, conference, and workshops. Ms. Yuijuico is an active member of the Psychological Association of the Philippines (PAP).

Educational Background:

MS in Psychology, Major in Clinical Psychology – Psychology Department, De La Salle University-Manila BS in Commerce, Major in Business Management with Applied Corporate Management – College of Business and Economics, De La Salle University-Manila Licenses/certifications: Registered Psychologist

Cases handled:

Anxiety, Mood disorders, OCD Population handled: Children, Adolescents, Adults

Clinical Approaches:

Humanistic, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness

Services Provided:

Psychological Assessment and Testing, Individual and Group Psychotherapy

Clinic Days:

Tues & Sat (Strictly by appointment)

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JAMIRAH ANNE F. LLANES, RPm

Assistant Psychologist

Ms. Llanes is a Licensed Psychometrician of the Philippine Regulatory Commission (PRC). She has worked with NGOs such as Aptissimi Development Inovations, Inc. as project documenter and HADFAFI as volunteer worker for the Aeta communities in Capas, Tarlac.

Educational Background:

BS Psychology – College of Science, University of Santo Tomas

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ANTHONY JOSEPH B. COVAR, MS

Assistant Psychologist

Mr. Covar had obtained his clinical internship training at the the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine of the Philippine General Hospital and in the Clinical and Diagnostic Services department of the Philippine Mental Health Association. He actively participated in various volunteer works such as providing assessment, counseling and motivational interviewing in NGOs for street children, disaster and psychosical response group, and HIV clinic. Mr. Covar also engaged in several research projects inside and outside the academia. He currently sees adult clients, working with them as they confront life’s givens.

Educational Background:

MS in Psychology, major in Clinical Psychology – Psychology Department, De La Salle University-Manila AB Literature – Literature Department, De La Salle University-Manila

Cases Handled:

Trauma and Abuse, Behavioral and Adjustment problems Population Handled: Adult

Clinical Approaches:

Existential- Humanistic

Services Provided:

Psychological Assessment, Individual and Group Psychotherapy

Clinic Days:

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs & Fri (Strictly by appointment)

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ANGELICA M. MAUNAHAN, MS

Assistant Psychologist

Ms. Maunahan obtained her clinical experience during her internship in the Memory Center at St. Luke’s Medical Center and in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Philippine General Hospital. Ms. Maunahan has experience doing research work in various communities and has dealt with people from different age groups. She has been supervised in handling clients with neurocognitive disorders and various psychiatric disorders, both in psychotherapy and psychological assessment. Educational Background: MS in Psychology, major in Clinical Psychology- Psychology Department, De La Salle University BS Psychology, Department of Psychology, Ateneo de Manila University Cases handled: developmental and neurocognitive problems, social skills and behavioral problems, emotional and adjustment problems Population handled: Children, Young Adults, Older Adults Clinical Approaches: Cognitive-Behavioral Services Provided: Counseling, Psychotherapy, Psychological Assessment CLINIC Days: Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs & Fri (Strictly by appointment)

Educational Background:

MS in Psychology, major in Clinical Psychology – Psychology Department, De La Salle University-Manila AB Literature – Literature Department, De La Salle University-Manila

Cases Handled:

Trauma and Abuse, Behavioral and Adjustment problems Population Handled: Adult

Clinical Approaches:

Existential- Humanistic

Services Provided:

Psychological Assessment, Individual and Group Psychotherapy

Clinic Days:

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs & Fri (Strictly by appointment)