Faculty

Divya Prabha K

M.Phil

Rajagiri Centre for Behavioural Science and Research

divyaprabha@rajagiri.edu

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

  • M.Phil. Psychology from Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady.
  • Research in the area of Geropsychology on "Cognitive Impairment, Sleep Quality and Quality of Life in Old age".
  • Post-Graduation M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology from Prajyoti Niketan College, under Calicut University.
  • Under Graduation Bachelors of Arts with triple main (Psychology, Journalism, English Literature) from St Aloysius College, Mangalore.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION

  • Qualified National Eligibility Test for Assistant Professor held on 22 January, 2017
  • Successfully completed NES online Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination- III training from University of Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Completed the Certificate Course in Basic Skills in Counseling in the year 2011-2012

ACADEMIC PROJECTS

  1. M. Phil. Project Title: Cognitive Impairment, Sleep Quality and Quality of Life in older people (Duration: 6 months)
  2. M.Sc. Project Title: Menopause-Related Symptoms, Anxiety, Depression and Quality of Life in Surgical and Natural Menopausal Women: A Comparative Study (Duration: 4 Months)

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Worked as Child Psychologist in The Compass Team, Ernakulam.
  • Working as Assistant Professor in Rajagiri Centre for Behavioural Science and Research, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences (Autonomous), from 1st June 2017.

INTERNSHIPS

  • Three month clinical training (project cum internship) from Ansar Institute of Psychological Medicine and Rehabilitation Centre, Perumbilavu.
  • One month clinical training in Sacred Heart Hospital, Paykulam.

ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS

  • Annual Membership in Division 35, Society for the Psychology of Women of American Psychological Association for 2018 with a membership ID: DNA-9392.
  • Lifetime Membership in The Indian Science Congress Association with a membership No. L34315.

PAPER PRESENTATIONS/ PUBLICATIONS

  1. Presented a paper entitled “ Anxiety, Depression, and Quality of Life in Surgical and natural menopausal Women: A Comparative Study” for National Seminar on Humanizing Clinical Psychology: Trends and Challenges organized by Department of Psychology, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady held on 27th -29th June 2017.
  2. Presented a paper entitled “Menopause-Related Symptoms in Surgical and Natural Menopausal women: A Comparative Study” for National Conference on Applied Health Psychology: Trends and Challenges organized by Rajagiri Centre for Behavioural Science and Research, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences (Autonomous), Kalamassery held on 25th August 2017
  3. Presented a paper entitled “ The Relationship between Metacognition and Self Leadership among Social Work Students” for International Conference on Leadership for Success organized by Rajagiri Centre for Behavioural Science and Research, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences (Autonomous), Kalamassery held on 14th November 2017
  4. Presented a paper entitled “The Role of Emotional Intelligence on Effective Leader Behaviour of the teaching Faculties in Colleges” for International Conference on Leadership for Success organized by Rajagiri Centre for Behavioural Science and Research, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences (Autonomous), Kalamassery held on 14th November 2017

RESEARCH GUIDANCE

  • Guided BSc. Psychology dissertation titled “Connectedness to Nature and Mindfulness on Visually Impaired and People with Normal Vision”
  • Guided BSc. Psychology dissertation titled “Cognitive failure, Intelligence and Acheivement among High School Students”
  • Guided MSc. Psychology dissertation titled “ Role of Coping Strategies, Perceived Social Support aand Hope on Quality of Life of Women undergoing Fertility Treatment”

SEMINARS/CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS

  1. Participated in the International Conference on the Role of Community Psychology Research in Youth Development organized held on 10th July 2018.
  2. Participated in the Workshop on Usage of Anti Plagiarism software in Research organized held on 19th January 2018.
  3. Participated in the National Seminar on Humanizing Clinical Psychology: Trends and Challenges held on 27th -29th June 2017.
  4. Participated in seminar on Life Skill Development held on 29.01.2014
  5. Attended seminar on Cognitive Aspects of Bilingualism held on 15.01.2014
  6. Attended the workshop on The Arts in Psychotherapy on 05.01.2013
  7. Participated in UGC sponsored Training workshop on SPSS held on 02.11.2012 & 03.11.2012
  8. Participated in the workshop on Hypnotherapy held on 14.03.2012
  9. Participated in a workshop on Cognitive Behavior Therapy held on 18.02.2012
  10. Actively participated in IGNITORS- 2011, an integral formation program offered by Karnataka Jesuit Educational Society on 07.07.2011 to 09.07.2011
  11. Participated in state level Wiki Academy on 22.08.2009

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  • Volunteered for Art Beat 2012, National Level Intercollegiate Fest held at St. Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangalore at 3rd & 4th February 2012.
  • Active member of Hopkins Literary Association during 2010-2011.
  • Actively participated in IGNITORS- 2011, an integral formation program offered by Karnataka Jesuit Educational Society in collaboration with Indian Social Institute, Bangalore
  • Participated in state level Wiki Academy on 22.08.2009 at St. Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangalore, organized by Department of Mass Communication (MCMS) in association with Al-Madhyam (The Media Forum) and Wikipedians, Bangalore.

AREAS OF INTEREST (TEACHING / RESEARCH)

Teaching:

  • Personality Psychology
  • Cognition
  • Research methodology
  • Child Psychology

Research:

  • Feminine issues – feminine Psychology
  • Issues of geriatric population
  • Educational psychology