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Meet our newest Psychologist – Faimun

NICKNAME: Fai

QUALIFICATIONS: Diploma in Dietetics & Public Health Nutrition, BSc Nutrition & Psychology, Beducation(secondary), Postgrad Diploma in Psychology, Certificate in School Counselling

ACHIEVEMENTS: I was so excited when I got accepted into Universityof Wollongong and received 8 cross credits for subjects completed under my Diploma in Fiji.

WHY DID YOU PURSUE PSYCHOLOGY? I was very intrigued by Psychology as a subject, being introduced to it the first time while doing my Diploma in Fiji and decided to follow that pathway.

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO WORK AT BODYMATTERS? I was very keen to work with clients experiencing  issues with  Eating disorder and Body image. It so happened that  Body matters has provided me with an excellent opportunity to work and support clients in this field.

YOUR FAVOURITE QUOTE: It is your mind that creates this world by The Buddha

WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN 10 YEARS: Hopefully living in a nice little house by the sea and visiting mountainous areas for vacation, continually working in the field of psychology and possibly doing some research work in improving social emotional learning amongst school age children.

FAVOURITE SPORTS OR ACTIVITIES: I like hiking/ walking, watching Soccer and V8 car races, I like sewing and a bit of gardening, 

FAVOURITE HOBBIES OR INTERESTS: Love driving my car, love being outdoors in mountainous areas, lakes or near sea

WHAT IS YOUR SECRET SKILL:  My desire to learn new information and skills

WHO OR WHAT INSPIRES YOU: My father, he was a very honest and hard working man, and had a strong passion for his work and family.

WHO WERE YOUR CHILDHOOD HEROES: I am not sure if I had any other heroes except for my father, who I believed could fix everything because he was a mechanic.

3 THINGS YOU WOULD TAKE ON A DESERT ISLAND: Tea, biscuits and something to read

WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE INDULGENCE: A cup of tea and biscuits

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE MOVIE: Real Steel

FAVOURITE PLACES TO TRAVEL: Canada-Vancouver, Rocky mountains, Queenstown-NZ, Switzerland

IF YOU DIDN’T PURSUE PSYCHOLOGY, WHAT OTHER PROFESSION WOULD YOU PURSUE: Something in the health field

 

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