Personal Information and Background:
J. Popanes is a registered counselor and currently connected to St. Paul University Manila as a Human Resource Manager. She was previously the Guidance Director and the Program Chairperson of Psychology at the university.
J. Popanes earned her Doctor of Philosophy Major in Clinical Psychology at the Ateneo de Manila University. She finished her Master of Arts in Education major in Guidance & Counseling in 2002-2004 at the Universidad de Sta. Isabel (Naga City) while she took her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology 1998-2002 Ateneo de Naga University. She also served as counselor for the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration.