Assistant Lecturer

First Name Chisom
Middle Name (initial) Esther
Surname Ogbonnaya


Work Information

Programme Psychology
Department Psychology
Faculty Management and Social Sciences



Chisom Esther Ogbonnaya is currently as Assistant Lecturer with the department of Psychology of the Faculty of Management and Social Sciences, Alex Ekwueme Federaal University Ndufu Alike Ebonyi state.

Chisom holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology Education from the Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki Ebonyi State; an MSc Occasional and MSc in Clinical Psychology from the University of Lagos and she is currently running her Ph.D in Clinical Psychology at the Ebonyi State University. Chisom has a rich blend of banking and teaching experience, having thought Biology for 5 years at the secondary School level as well as vast operational banking experience from the Former (Diamond) now Access bank. Chisom has been an assistant lecturer in the department of Psychology since October 2015 and has taught several courses which include Introduction to Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Physiological Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Sensory Processes, Techniques in Psychotherapy, Psychological Testing and Assessment. His research interests are in Political Economy, Development Economics and Public Sector Economics.


Academic Qualifications

S/N Institutions attended degree(s) awarded year
1 Ebonyi State University abakaliki Ebonyi state phd in view
2 university of lagos, akoka lagos state msc 2012
3 Ebonyi State University abakaliki Ebonyi state bsc 2007
4 community secondary school amekka ezza south, Ebonyi stste, nigeria wassce 2002
5 command children school nkwagu abakaliki, ebonyi state fslc 1995

research interests



1 clinical childhood, adolescent and adult psychopathology
2 developmental psychology
3 health psychology

Membership of professional bodies



1 Member, Nigerian Psychological Association (MNPA)


2 Member, Nigerian Association of Clinical Psychologists (MNACP)

3 Member, International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development (MISSBD)

4 Member, Nigerian Institute of Management. (MNIM)


Selected publications (WITH LINKS WHERE AVAILABLE)



1 Family relationships and locus of control as predictors of students’ mental well-being

ILG Ndukaihe, CE Ogbonnaya, CE Mabia – Nigerian Journal of Psychological Research, 2018


2 Okeke, Afamefefuna, O., Eze Christian N., Oguegbe, T M., Ogbonnaya, Chisom E (2019) Psychological Availability, Psychological Safety and Optimism as Predictors of Innovative Behavior among Workers. International Journal of Psychological Research and Reviews, 2019, 2:16. DOI: 10.28933/ijprr-2019-06-0305


3 Okeke Afamefuna Obiora, Ogbonnaya, Chisom E., Onyinye Jane Okoye, Christian Nweke Eze (2019). The Predictive Values of Perceived Self- efficacy and Perceived Social Support on Coping with HIV/AIDS’ Stigma. International Journal of Psychological Research and Reviews, 2019, 2: 15. DOI: 10.28933/ijprr-2019-05-0605


4 Okeke Afamefuna Obiora, Ogbonnaya, Chisom E (2019). Personality Dimensions as predictive values of Suicidal Ideation among Selected prison Inmates in Anambra State Nigeria: A Demographical Perspective. Asian Journal of Medicine and Health, 2019, DOI: 10.9734/AJMAH/2019/v17i130155


5 Okeke Afamefuna Obiora, Ogbonnaya, Chisom E (2019). Family Structure and Literacy Level as correlates of Post-traumatic Stress among Victims of Human Trafficking in Nigeria. Asian Journal of Medicine and Health, 2019. DOI: 10.9734/AJMAH/2019/v17i130157


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