Dr. Gladys Mwiti
Dr. Gladys Mwiti is a Consulting Clinical Psychologist, Founder and CEO, Oasis Africa Center for Transformational Psychology & Trauma that houses an active psychological clinic and a robust corporate/organizational Employee Wellness Program.
She obtained her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the Graduate School of Psychology, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA; a Masters degree in Integration Theology from Fuller Seminary’s Graduate School of Theology; a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology and a Bachelors degree in Psychology both from the United States International University, Africa; and an Approved Higher Diploma in Education from Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
Author of five books, numerous journal articles and book chapters, Dr. Mwiti is an internationally preferred speaker. She is immediate past Chairperson of the Kenya Psychological Association (KPA); Interim Chairperson of the Kenya Society for Traumatic Stress Studies; Immediate past Member of the Board of Directors for the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS); Co-Chair, The Lausanne Congress for World Evangelization Mental Health and Trauma Issue Group; member, ChildFund Board, Kenya; and member, Langham Partnership International Council. A recipient of several international awards in scholarship and leadership in psychology & trauma, she is also one of eight Global Trauma Ambassadors for the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.
Dr. Mwiti has spent the past 30 years mobilizing, training, equipping and dispersing the mental health teams that responded to mental health and trauma challenges; provided professional intervention to major incidences around the world, including Rwanda Genocide (1994); Nairobi USA Embassy bombing (1998); the Westgate Mall Attack (2013); Garissa University student killings (2015), DusitD2 attack (2019); among others. Dr. Mwiti and Oasis Africa have rolled out models, best practices and success measures that have provided professional responses to these critical incidents. Oasis Africa has a team of over 25 Masters and Doctoral Clinical Psychologists, Counseling Psychologists, Personal Development Coaches and Financial Advisers who provide one of the most robust Employee Wellness Programs serving eight insurance companies and over 30 corporates and organizations in Kenya and the region. Among these is USAID, British Council, IBM, NCBA Bank, Syngenta, Unilever, Medtronic, Cooperative Bank, etc. She is married to Dr. Gershon Mwiti, Leadership Consultant, Founder and CEO, Leadership Institute of Kenya (LIKA).