Endang FourianalistyawatiGraduate Student


Endang is interested in mindfulness. Some of her previous research in Indonesia were mindfulness and the association with stress, depression, and quality of life of pregnant women; mindfulness and well-being across the lifespan (i.e., adolescence to late adulthood); mindful parenting and parenting stress. Currently, her doctoral research focuses on the adaptation of Mindfulness-Based Intervention for pregnant women in Indonesia, specifically in the family context.

Education and Relevant Experience

Endang pursued her undergraduate program in Psychology at Universitas Ahmad Dahlan (UAD) and master’s program at the faculty of Psychology (study in Clinical Psychology), Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Indonesia. She has been working in YARSI as a lecturer since 2008. Previously, she worked as a clinical psychologist intern at Crisis Center for Aceh Tsunami of UGM. She campaigned for the concept and the importance of “psychologists” and “Mental Health programs” to Aceh people and local health institutions and built networks and a referral system with barrack care units, primary health care, health clinics, hospitals, and international NGOs with the team. She provided psychotherapy to local people while developing an integrated health referral system in hospitals and designed psycho-educational training for teachers, religious leaders, and the Department of Health staff.

Related to mindfulness, she is a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) instructor after taking her MBSR for teacher practicum from UW Health Mindfulness. She is also the first MBCP Teacher Trainer in Indonesia after taking the Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting (MBCP) Teacher Training program from MBCP Foundation.

Endang is currently an MBCP Intern at UW Health Mindfulness, a graduate researcher at the Center for Healthy Minds, an AWARE lab member, and an MBCP researcher of the MBCP Foundation.

Awards and Recognitions

Fulbright scholarship for the doctoral program.

APA Student Award from Division 43 in APA Virtual Conference, 2021.

Scholarship from Kataly foundation for MBSR Practicum/Teacher Program for People of Color.

Posters and Presentations

Fourianalistyawati, E. (2021, Summer). How the COVID-19 Impact Affects Parental Stress in Indonesia? The Moderating Role of Mindful Parenting. Poster presented at the Virtual APA Conference 2021.

Fourianalistyawati, E. (2019, Fall). Dispositional Mindfulness and Partner Relationship Quality as Predictors of Depression in Pregnant Women in Indonesia. Poster presented at the 2019 UW Women’s Health and Health Equity Research. Madison.

Book Chapter (in Indonesian language)

Fourianalistyawati, E. (2021). Pregnant Women in Indonesia: Mindfulness to Enhance Psychological Wellbeing. in Lestari, M. D., & Himawan, K. K. (eds). Mental Health in Indonesia’s Perspective (pp. 117 – 134). Depok: Raja Grafindo Persada.

Fourianalistyawati, E. (2020). Mindfulness: Awareness training to enhance mental health during pandemic. in Mawarpury, M. et al. (eds). Book Series of Mental Health in Indonesia: Mental Health in Pandemic time (pp. 383 -396). Banda Aceh: Syiah Kuala University Press.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant, HDFS 362, Development of the Young Child

Guest Lecturing on perinatal mental health topic, for HDFS 516


Prevention and Intervention Science, Graduate/Professional Certificate from Education Psychology Department, UW – Madison.

Certified Lecturer from The Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia.

Portrait of Endang, an Asian woman smiling with a maroon and black outfit.


  • Human Development & Family Studies

Degree Program

  • PhD Human Ecology: Human Development and Family Studies


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