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Beimnet Alebachew
Counseling Supervisor , CVT Ethiopia

Beimnet Alebachew is an experienced counseling psychologist; mental health and community support advocate, whose expertise in promoting healing and resilience has made a significant impact in Ethiopia. Holding a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Addis Ababa University, Beimnet has cultivated a robust foundation in mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS).

Since November 2022, Beimnet has been pivotal as a counseling supervisor at the Center for Victims of Torture in Ethiopia, focusing on individual and group counseling sessions and community mental health advocacy. Prior to this, Beimnet’s empathy and technical skills were instrumental at International Medical Corps as a gender-based violence (GBV) response officer and at Bethany Christian Services as an MHPSS project officer, where she executed high-quality mental health programs and facilitated capacity-building training.

Beimnet’s early career included hands-on roles such as a counselor at Ethiopia Medical Association and at the Center for Victims of Torture where she provided psychosocial counseling and psychological first aid to refugees. Her internships and experience as a radio host reflect her versatile communication skills and her commitment to raising awareness on health-related issues. Beimnet’s continuous professional development is evident in her varied certifications, ranging from therapeutic interventions to leadership and management.

Beimnet is not only a reliable team player but also a leader capable of thriving under pressure and adapting to unexpected situations. Her positive and professional attitude complements her commitment to high-quality standards and excellence in all facets of her work.