Dr. Ma. Leonila Vitug-Urrea | Director
University of the East

Dr. Ma. Leonila Vitug-Urrea, Director, University of the East

She is currently the Guidance Director of the University of the East.  She is a licensed and practicing teacher, guidance counselor, and psychometrician for more than three decades.   She finished her bachelor’s degree in Psychology at St. Paul University, Quezon City, and obtained her master’s degree in Guidance and Counseling at the Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City.  She earned her doctoral degree in Guidance and Counseling at the Philippine Normal University, Manila.  She is a mental health psychosocial support volunteer counselor to survivors of natural calamities since 2009.  This led to her research interest and publication on human resilience and to her volunteer work as mental health and psychosocial facilitator of PAP (Psychological Association of the Philippines) Katatagan online, among others.  At present, she is an active officer of the Association of Placement Practitioners of Colleges and Universities (APPCU) and involved herself in the revision of the Ethical Guidelines, updating of Glossary of Career Development Terms, and social media promotion of the Asia Pacific Career Development Association (APCDA). A mother, a wife, a friend, and a person at peace with her inner being.


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