Dr Ruth Falzon


B. Ed. (Hons) University of Malta; MA in Learning Disabilities Northwestern University; PhD Northumbria University

Ruth Falzon is a University of Malta senior lecturer and a founder member of the Department of Counselling within the Faculty for Social Wellbeing (FSW). She coordinates PSD methodology, counselling research study units, counselling dissertations, and the innovative undergraduate honour’s degree in Social Wellbeing . She is also an elected FSW Board member and Chair of her Faculty’s Research Publications and Scholarship Committee. Her areas of expertise and research interests include PSD, counselling in schools, specific learning difficulties.neuro-diverse profiles, emotional literacy and auto/ethnography as related to wellbeing. She is an electied executive council member of the International Association for Counselling, International Society for Policy Research & Evaluation in School‐Based Counseling (ISPRESC), European Dyslexia Association, Malta Association for the Counselling Profession and Malta Dyslexia Association. She is also president of the School Council her local primary school. Ruth is passionate about social justice and the dignity of each human experience.