Personal Information and Background:
J. Aranas is currently a professor at the College of Liberal Arts and Communication Graduate Studies at the De La Salle University in Cavite City. He is married and blessed with two lovely daughters.
J.Aranas is a Counseling Psychologist and is the owner of the Pathways Counseling and Assessment Center in Bacoor, Cavite. He earned his Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology (focused in Community Counseling) in May 2008 at the De La Salle University. He finished his Master of Arts in Education major in Guidance & Counseling in May 2001 as well as his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in March 1996 both at the De La Salle University—Dasmarinas, Cavite Philippines. He has undergone training at the Bethany Terrace Nursing Centre, Morton Grove Illinois, USA in 2008.
Among his unpublished works are: "Intellective and Non-Intellective Characteristics of Second Year engineering Students and their Academic and Pre-Board Performances: -Basis for the Proposed Academic and Non-Academic Intervention (Co Author) 2005”, “The Effects of Music Therapy Workshop on Cognitive, Communication, Social and Sensory Functions of Children with Autism (Author) 2008”, “Difficulties Experienced by Counselors in a State of Midlife Crisis: A Basis for a Proposed Intervention Program (Author) 2011”