Psychology for better life

Short CV

Personal information

Place of birth : Kulon Progo, D. I. Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Sex : Female
Citizenship : Indonesia
First Language : Bahasa Indonesia
Other Languages : English, Javanese


Contact Address

Faculty of Psychology, Gadjah Mada University
Humaniora No. 1 Bulaksumur Yogyakarta INDONESIA 55281
(0274) 550435 Psw 29 Faks. (0274) 550436
Email : ampuni(at)

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • 2008: Master of Psychology in Counselling, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.
  • 2002: Master of Science in Developmental Psychology, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia.
  • 1998: Professional Diploma in Psychology, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Qualification achieved: Psychologist.
  • 1996: Bachelor of Psychology, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.


  • Indonesian Psychological Association (Himpunan Psikologi Indonesia - HIMPSI)

  • International Association on Cross Cultural Psychology (IACCP)

Educational Tasks

1998 – 2002

  • Developmental Psychology 1 (General Developmental and Child Psychology)
  • Developmental Psychology 2 (Adolescent Psychology, Adult Psychology and Aging)

2005 – now

  • Teaching undergraduate classes in the subjects of :
  1. Childhood Developmental Disorder
  2. Child Development
  3. Adolescent and Adult Development
  4. Psychology of the Family
  • Teaching and supervising in the Professional Master of Psychology program, in the subjects of :
  1. Counseling
  2. Psychological Reports
  3. Managing Psychological Services
  4. Child Assessment
  5. Marriage and Family Counseling
  6. Supervising clinical placement in Hospital and Public Health Service settings
  • As part of team teaching in the Master of Public Health program, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, in the subject of “Dietary Behavior”

Research Interest

  • Child and Adolescent Psychology
  • Marriage, Family and Parenting
  • Cross-cultural Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology

Seminar and Conferences

  1. March 5-6, 2008. International Seminar on Indigenous and Cross Cultural Psychology. Participant. Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
  2. August 20, 2007. Presenter. Indonesia-Malaysia partnership seminar, a seminar held for the visit of University Utara Malaysia. Gadjah Mada University.
  3. August 13-14, 2007. Participant. National Seminar, “Ethnic, Religion and Gender Diversity as Social Capital of Democracy and Civil Society”. Gadjah Mada University.
  4. May 12, 2006. Participant. Seminar on International Curriculum Development. Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta.
  5. April 25–29, 2005. Participant. Training on the “Beyond Centers and Circle Time” method on Early Childhood Education. Yogyakarta.
  6. November 14-5, 2005. Committee member. National Seminar and Workshop on Early Childhood Education. Gadjah Mada University and the Ministry of Education. Yogyakarta.
  7. July 9, 2005. Participant. Seminar on Home-based Early Childhood Education. Yogyakarta
  8. April 6, 2005. Participant. Workshop, “Innovative Evidence Based Professional Psychology”. Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta.
  9. Agustus 12, 2005. Participant. Workshop, “Supervision for Psychological Professional Education. Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta.

Training and Courses

  1. April 22-24, 2008. Participant. International Workshop on Clinical Skills for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Udayana University, Denpasar, Bali.
  2. February, 2008. Advanced training on methods of student centred learning. Gadjah Mada University.
  3. March, 2007. Committee member. Advanced Training on Student Centered Learning. Faculty of Psychology, GMU.
  4. September 19-22, 2006. Participant. Workshop on “Writing Articles for International Journal” by Lembaga Penelitian dan Pengabdian Pada Masyarakat, Gadjah Mada University.
  5. July 31 – August 1, 2006. Participant. Training for Trainers on Success Skills Training for new students. Gadjah Mada University.
  6. August 29-31, 2005: Participant. “Training on Student Centered Learning University of Gadjah Mada.
  7. July – October 2002: Participant. “English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Course”. Indonesia-Australia Language Foundation (IALF). Jakarta, Indonesia.
  8. 1999: Participant. “Basic skills on instructional methods for young lectures (Program pengembangan ketrampilan dasar teknik instruksional (PEKERTI) untuk dosen muda)”. Pusat Antar Universitas, University of Gadjah Mada Yogyakarta, for Directorate General of Higher Education, Department of Education and Culture.

Awards and Scholarships

  • 2007 : Nominated as “dosen berprestasi” (high achiever lecturer) by the Faculty for competition in the University
  • 2003 : Australian Development Scholarship
  • 1997 : URGE scholarship
  • 1996 : Yayasan Darmawana Scholarship
  • 1996 : The best graduate of the Faculty for the graduation period of November
  • 1995 : The awarded student for achievement in academic and non-academic performance, of the University