Evbuoma, I. Kikelomo;PhD, Personnel Psychologist,Counseling Practitioner, and University lecturer in Psychology Dept,joined the services of Covenant University in January,2007; offering Counseling Services at the University Counseling Centre. Research interests of Dr. Kike Evbuoma include, but is not limited to, Employee Motivation, Organizational Work Performance, Behaviour in Organization, Work - Life Balance; Gender/ Women Studies, Wives’ Employment, Adolescence, Parenting, Interpersonal Communication, Health and Basic Environmental Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Psycholinguistic issues in French and English Languages. She developed the Women Friendly Support Inventory (WFSI)and the Family Friendly Support Inventory (FFSI)for use in Work Organizations . She also proposed the published Elder Day Care Facility, a care giving concept viable for the Nigerian context. Her Doctoral exposure captured interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary researches based in personnel psychology implicated fields manifest in discourses based on fields such as Physiological Psychology and Work Stress, Principles of Behaviour Modification, Creativity at Work, Addictive Behaviour, Psychology of Adolescents, Personality Assessment, Theories of Counselling and Psychotherapy, Psychology of Personnel Development and Utilization, Organizational Behaviour, Psychological Testing in Personnel Selection, Test Construction, Psychology of Conflict Resolution, Psychology of Training in Industry, Psychology of Learning, Advanced Social Psychology, Psychology of Adjustment. (please see C.V. for other publications) Dr. Evbuoma’s doctoral thesis titled "Influence of Women and Family Friendly Support Services On Work Performance of Female Employees in Organizations" was resident in Nigeria’s Premier University, University of Ibadan.Her Master’s Degree in Guidance and Counseling, and First Degree in Education and Counseling were obtained from the same University.
In addition to employee support and counselling, Dr.Evbuoma is passionate on young people’s wellness, adjustment, and fulfillment. She had been in counseling practice for upward of 3 decades in dual roles - school counselling and teaching. She had been trained in and taught French and English Languages, teaching in Schools and Colleges in Nigeria (1984 to 1998) prior to her doctoral training. She has had considerable wealth of experience counseling with students, prior to and following the First and Masters degrees earlier in her Educational and Counseling Careers.