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Panginam Healing and Wellness Center

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About The Office

Panginam Healing and Wellness Center (PHWC) is a multi-disciplinary holistic and contextualized Mental Health and Psychosocial Services Center of the Mindanao State University System (MSUS). It is located in MSU-Main Campus, Marawi City. PHWC is officially established pursuant to BOR Res. #40, S.2024 during the 266th MSUS BOR En Banc Meeting last April 23, 2024 held at CHED Conference Room, HEDC Bldg., CP. Garcia Ave., U.P. Diliman, Quezon City. The institutionalization of PHWC is a notable success of MSUS Pres. Atty Basari Dimakuta Mapupuno which is a declaration of acknowledgement of his responsibility to holistically attend to mental health needs and concerns of MSUS constituents and its communities in ardous time. It envisions to be a primary accessible mental health hub. It serves the constituents of MSUS including its communities in the Bangsamoro. It offers Psychological First Aid (PFA), Listening, Counseling, Transient Space, Psychological Services and other Mental Health Services. It also provides Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) services to survivors of emergencies and disasters including but not limited to survivors of violence against women and children (VAWC)/ gender-based violence (GBV), personal conflicts, and family issues. Advocacy activities advancing Mental Health and preventing suicide are also part of the programs of the Center. Panginam is a Mranaw term that means “hope”. The center intends to bring hope.

“PHWC; there’s hope.”

Office Contact Info

Dr. Aminoding B. Limpao 
Lead of Center

Old ICTC Building, 3rd Street,
Mindanao State University
Marawi City, Philippines

+63 917 123 4567

Monday – Friday
9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

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Vision, Mission, Goal and Objectives

VMGO of the Office


PHWC envisions to be the premier accessible service center of holistic mental health and psychosocial support for healing and wellness throughout MSU system and its communities.


PHWC is committed to provide comprehensive, quality, inclusive, and contextualized mental health and psychosocial support programs and services through compassion, innovation, engagement, inspiration and empowerment of individuals and communities in need towards sustainable inner peace.


  1. Ensure accessibility of holistic healing and wellness services to MSUS and its communities through creation and provision of safe spaces to address mental health needs, concerns and issues.
  2. Continuously innovate and adapt services to align with evolving mental health needs ensuring the center remains a premier accessible MHPSS service center reflecting inclusivity and sensitivity in all aspects of service delivery through recognition and respect of the diverse backgrounds and needs of MSU System and its communities.

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Programs and Services

  1. Psychological First Aid (PFA)
  2. Listening
  3. Psychosocial Support
  4. Counseling
  5. Psychological Services
  6. Transient Space
  7. MHPSS Services For Emergency/ Disaster
  8. Referral
  9. Continuing Education Micro Credentialing
  10. Capacity Building Trainings
  11. Research
  12. MH Advocacy
  13. Community Engagements on MH
  14. Community and Inter-Agency Referral
  15. PO Mobilization (Survivor Support Groups)
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    Dr. Aminoding B. LimpaoLead of Center

Mental Health Focals

  • Dir Faridah D. AlangoUSC
  • Dr. Godiva E. Rivera Peace Educators Pool
  • Prof. Nor-ain M. H.EsmailDPRS
  • Dr. Mary Jane B. FloresDPRS
  • Prof. Norjannah A. ManaloconSocio-Anthro
  • Prof. Edna J. Mira-atoCD
  • Prof. Jopfler RuedasSW
  • Atty. Jashim A. AbdulRahmanKFCIAAS
  • Ms. Raijana T. Esmail
  • Dr. Rohanie M. Sultan
  • Dr. Raynidah M. Dipatuan
  • Prof. Wendel T. Lontua


  • Ms. Miara Fatima M. Mapandi
  • Mr. Zaidamen B. Limpao
  • Ms. Aliah M. Abbas
  • Mr. Hanif M. Macapodi
  • Ms. Norjehan M. Alango

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Find Us

We are open Monday to Friday during office hours. You’re welcome to visit us at your convenience if you have any questions. For the Counseling section, walk-ins are warmly welcomed. Looking forward to seeing you!

 “PHWC; there’s hope.”

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