Akmal Nasri Kamal, MBPsS (Accredited) studied BSc (Dual Hons.) in Educational Studies & Psychology, Keele University, UK. He was awarded MSc Counselling Psychology in 2016 from the same university. Nasri has been granted the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS), and currently is working towards obtaining his Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol) status. He is also a Graduate Member (MBPsS) of the BPS.

 

Nasri joined UBD in October 2016 as a Counselling Officer. Nasri is practising as a counsellor and psychotherapist, working from a person-centred/ integrative modalities. Over the years, he has been working in a number of settings, both academic and practice-based. Earlier in his career, he worked as a Person-Centred Counsellor in Birmingham, UK. Prior to his appointment at UBD, he worked as a Science teacher at SR Keriam, Cluster 5, where he was the Head of Science Laboratory.

 

His particular research and practice interests concerns on memory, particularly encoding and retrieval processes, mindfulness, behavioural or substance addiction, trauma, false memory, childhood abuse, binge eating, behavioural management technique and other psychological disorders.

 

He has carried out a number of research. These are some of his research:

  • Effects of music genre and music tempo on false memory formation.

  • The effect of different levels of cognitive processes on recalling information

  • The effect of number of stimuli complexity towards reaction times.

  • How do university students make friends and how do they perceive friendship? A thematic analysis

  • The analysis of social identity and fairness towards campus behaviour.

  • The effects of verbal distractor tasks on simple reaction time.

  • The effect of perception of sex differences of an infant through its emotional behaviours

  • How well do theoretical accounts of false memory explain the empirical findings?

  • An investigation into the interaction of priming and interference in the formation of false memories

  • Compare and contrast the effect of positive and negative mood in behaviour in experimental games.