Professor, Registered Guidance Counselor, Licensed Professional Teacher
Marie Grace A. Gomez is Professor 1 at the Counselor Education Area, College of Education, University of the Philippines-Diliman. She teaches counseling and research courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. She has a bachelor's degree in Political Science, a Master of Arts in Education (Guidance) degree, a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Guidance and another doctorate in Special Education. She is currently working on a graduate degree in Clinical Psychology. All degrees are earned from the University of the Philippines-Diliman. She has served as a classroom teacher, guidance counselor, and administrator in the basic and tertiary education settings. Her community extension projects involve counseling and assessment of children, persons with disability, children in conflict with the law, drug surrenderees, sexually abused children, medical personnel, women with mental health issues in institutional settings, and persons affected by COVID-19.
Her researches are in the fields of education, persons with disability, program development, and development of assessment instruments. She has published and presented researches both locally and internationally and is constantly invited to referee journal articles submitted for publication. She is a member of the Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society, the Pi Lamda Theta Honor Society for Teachers an the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. She was a recipient of the UP Presidential Scholarship award, the UP International Publication Award, the One-UP Professorial Chair for Teaching and Research, and the One-UP Professorial Chair Award for Teaching and Public Service.
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