Darius Gishoma, Clin. Psy, PhD

Job Title/Academic rank: 

Darius GISHOMA is Lecturer and Head of Mental Health Department of the College of Medicine and Health Sciences/ University of Rwanda.

Research Interests: 
Darius Gishoma has research interests in treatment development and evaluation of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Depression and Substance Abuse.
Kanyoni, M., Gishoma, D., & Ndahindwa, V. (2015). Prevalence of psychoactive substance use among youth in Rwanda. BMC Research Notes, 8(1), 190. doi:10.1186/s13104-015-1148-2 2. Gishoma, D., Brackelaire, J-L., Munyandamutsa, N., Mujawayezu, J., Mohand,A. A., Kayiteshonga, Y. (2014). Supportive-Expressive Group Therapy for People Experiencing Collective Traumatic Crisis During the Genocide Commemoration Period in Rwanda: Impact and Implications. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 2(1), 71–99. doi:10.5964/jspp.v2i1.292 3. Mohand, A., A., Binagwaho, A., Gishoma, D., Kayiteshonga,Y., & Misago, C.N. (2014). Les interventions psychologiques d'urgence durant les commémorations du deuil national au Rwanda. In Kayiteshonga, Y. Misago, C.N., Mohand, A.A., Munyandamutsa, N., Binagwaho, A. (Eds.), Violence de masse, reconstruction psychique et des liens sociaux. Initiative de dévéloppement de la santé mentale dans la région des grands lacs (167-190). Paris : L’harmattan. 4. Gishoma, D. & Brackelaire, J.L. (2008). Quand le corps abrite l’inconcevable. Comment dire le bouleversement dont témoignent les corps au Rwanda ? in les cahiers de psychologie clinique. Bruxelles: De Boeck.
Educational Background: 
• Diploma In mental Health, Kigali Health Institute • BSc in Clinical Psychology, National University of Rwanda • MSc In Clinical Psychology, Université Catholique de Louvain • PhD in Clinical Psychology, Université Catholique de Louvain