Chapters & Divisions
Chairperson for Counselling Psychology Division
Eugenia MabikaRegistered Counselling Psychologist
Midlands State University Counsellor, and consultant
ZPA Chairperson for Counselling Psychology Division
Self motivated, passionate and experienced Mental Health Practitioner
Voluntary Supervisor and Mentor for MSC Counselling Psychology Interns
Experience in working with diverse settings and populations
Published an article on "Psychosocial Challenges Affecting Women Survivors of Breast Cancer. Case Study of Gweru(IJEP)
Engages in Community Activities ie Humanitarian Activities, Mental Health initiatives at churches and social gatherings
Partners and connects with other stakeholders for visibility and cross pollination of information, for personal and professional growth
Chair of the Mutare Chapter
Dr Mazvita MachingaDr Mazvita Machinga (PhD Psychotherapy, MSc Psychology, MA Theology) Psychotherapist/Mental Health Consultant.
Volunteer Clinical Officer at the Psychotherapy, Care and Counseling Services, Mutare.
25 years experience in mental health.
Has authored articles and presented at conferences and webinars on various mental health and psychological areas.is the team leader of the rehabilitation and trauma recovery center opening in Mutare
Vice Chairperson for Counselling Division
Sheron Gomera is the Vice Chairperson for Counseling Division. Registered counseling psychologist. PhD candidate for Psychology at University of Pretoria. Part-time Lecturer GZU. Psychologist and child specialist at King George Vi Children's Rehabilitation center. Psychologist at Children's Psychological Services Center Bulawayo,
Chair of the Student's Division
Farai Z Gutu
Farai is currently one of the Writer's Clinic Zim administrators, also doing a BSC in Developmental Psychology with the University of Zimbabwe. Farai is the Chair of the Student's Division.
Secretary/Treasurer for Counselling Psychology Division
Innocent Mataruse, is registered PhD candidate with University of South Africa (UNISA) and a holder of a Master of Science degree in Counselling Psychology. Registered Intern-Counselling Psychologist with Allied Health Practitioners Council of Zimbabwe (AHPCZ). Research interests are on interpersonal attraction (forces that draw people together), depression, PTSD, and all psychological disorders affecting young adults. Candidate has passion and extensive experience in deconstructing irrationalities that weigh heavily on clients from different specific frames of reference, including special populations. An educationist at tertiary level, research fellow, team building facilitator and psychosocial support practitioner. Innocent is an author of a number of publications in the realms of psychology. Intrinsically motivated, integrous, solid ethics, and an ardent student of the science of psychology.
Secretary of ZPA Manicaland Chapter
Fambayi Kudzai Biriwasha
Fambayi Kudzai Biriwasha, is a registered educational psychologist working with the Department of Learner Welfare, Psychological Services and Special Needs Education under the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education (MOPSE). He is a holder of a Masters of Social Science in Child and Family Studies (MSoSci) from Africa University and a BSc Honours in Psychology from University of Zimbabwe. Currently, He is the secretary of ZPA Manicaland Chapter.
Registered Clinical Psychologist
Nombulelo Thembekile Crocco
Nombulelo Thembekile Crocco, a Registered Clinical Psychologist, pursuing her PhD Studies with University of KwaZulu-Natal as a PhD Fellow under the African Mental Health Research Initiative (AMARI). A holder of a Master of Science degree in Community Psychology from Midlands State University (2016) and a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Psychology from the University of Zimbabwe (2008). Her main research interests focus around understanding and improving the mental health of LGBTI community members. From 2009 to date, she has been in the clinical psychology department at Ingutsheni Central Hospital, the largest psychiatric institution in Zimbabwe. She has handled numerous cases of suicide, depression, anxiety and other mental disorders. She also lectures part time on psychotherapies and principles of counselling, psychological aspects of medical conditions, and psychological aspects of human development at the medical school at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST).