Ramon Eduardo “Tedi” Gustilo Villasor, Sr., Ph.D., RPsy, R.G.C., CSCOP
Counseling Psychology * Sport Psychology
Dr. Tedi Gustilo Villasor obtained his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology (2009) and Masters of Science in Guidance and Counseling (2002) from De La Salle University-Manila (DLSU-Manila). He has also completed a Certificate in Sports Counseling (2006) from San Diego University for Integrative Studies (SDUIS).
Tedi’s doctoral dissertation entitled, “Help Seeking Behavior of College Basketball Players: Process, Context, Barriers, and Interventions” is a first in the field of counseling psychology in the Philippines.
Practice and other involvements:
Dr. Villasor is a Junior Consultant in Makati Medical Center (MMC) and served as the Vice Sub-Section Head of the Allied Mental Health Professionals division of the Department of Neurosciences, Section of Psychiatry. He is the former Managing & Finance Director of
Metropolitan Psychological Corporation. As of December 2016, he has also expanded his practice to Asian Hospital and Medical Center in Muntinlupa.
Tedi’s private practice in Counseling Psychology incorporates sport psychology techniques in his work with children and adolescents. He was a columnist for Baby Magazine (2005-2013) wherein his column, “Rules of Engagement,” (Formerly known as “Understanding Your Child’) focused on children 10 years of age and above. Tedi also served as a contributor to NBA.com/Philippines.
When not at the office, Tedi has spent time serving as a CISV Adult Leader wherein he has had the opportunity to participate in four CISV Villages from 2004-2012.
He is a Philippine Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) registered Guidance Counselor (R.G.C.) and registered Psychologist (RPsy); An active member of the Philippine Guidance and Counseling Association (PGCA) and the Psychological Association of the Philippines (PAP) where he has been certified as a counseling psychologist (CSCOP).
Involvement in Basketball:
In 2005-2006, Tedi served as a part-time instructor at the Coach E Basketball School. In late 2008-2009, he was hired as the sport psychologist of the Toyota-Otis Sparks, a semi-professional basketball team that competes in the Philippine Basketball League (PBL).
In February 20-22 2020, Dr. Villasor headed a three-day team building in White Rock Beach Hotel and Waterpark in Subic with Blackwater Elite–one of twelve professional teams participating in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).