B.Sc Psychology

Program Overview

The Department of Psychology established in 2014 aims at empowering students to lead and effect positive change in the world by instructing ethical and systematic study of human behaviour. The program equips students and trains them in developing high-level skills in communication, research design, analytic thinking and scientific research methods that are relevant to psychologist to pursue a broad range of career paths in areas of child development, neuroscience, social and organisational psychology and many more.

The program is offered in Shift II

 

Program Specific Outcomes

Course Outcomes

Faculty Team

Ms. Ghayathri Swetha Kumari R A

Position: Assistant Professor & Head of the Department
Department of Psychology
Email: ghayathriswethakumarira.psyc@mopvaishnav.ac.in

M.Sc Applied Psychology, Specialization in Counselling and Psychotherapy,
Currently pursing Ph.D (Part time), (TNSLET 2011)

Experience

Teaching: 10 years
Research: 6 years

Research

Significant Publications

  • Sundararaman, V., & Kumari, G. S. (2021). Digital Technology Usage and Cognitive Functioning in Older Adults. Indian Journal of Gerontology, 35(1), 126-136. ISSN: 0971–4189, (UGC CARE LIST )

Research Awards

R A, Ghayathri Swetha Kumari. (2007). A study on marital attitude among young married and unmarried women and importance of premarital counselling’. Paper presented at National seminar on lifestyle management through counselling- a way to effective living by the counselling psychology, MSSW, Chennai during March 2007

Licenses & Certifications

Online Training Programme in Research methodology and ethics” Plagiarism Issues, Reference Management Tools and Almetrics
INFLIBNET Centre, Gujarat, June 2020

Online Teaching certification Program (Professional)
Institute Of Tropical Epidemiology & Public Health [ITEPH] & Data Analytics Core Group [DACG], Lucknow June 2020

Advanced Data Analysis using SPSS
Department of Statistics, University of Lucknow, July 2020

Ms. Ghayathri Swetha Kumari R A

Assistant Professor & Head of the Department
Department of Psychology

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Ms. Vatsala Mirnaalini R

Position: Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
Email: vatsalarmirnaalini.psyc@mopvaishnav.ac.in

M.Sc, M.Phil ( Counselling Psychology), B.Ed ( Special Education, currently pursuing), (UGC-SET)

Experience

Teaching: 3 years
Research: 1 year

Research

Significant Publications

Mirnaalini, R. V., & Rohini, N. S. (2014). The Efficacy of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy in Managing Anxiety in Children with Learning Disability. International Journal of Innovative Research and Development. 3(3). 2278-0211. (Open J-Gate)

Licenses and Certification

Learning to Teach Online
The University of New South Wales, Australia
May 2020

Foundation Course on Education with Children with Learning Disability
Rehabilitation Council of India
Feb 2014
Skill Training Center Sangford Schools, Chennai.

Software Tools
SPSS Statistical Package
AMOS Path Analysis
Overleaf – A LaTeX Open Source Tool for Documenting
Zotera, Mendeley – Reference tools

Ms. Vatsala Mirnaalini R

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology

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Ms. Neenu Jawahar

Position: Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
Email: neenujawahar.psyc@mopvaishnav.ac.in

M.Sc. Applied Psychology (UGC-NET)

Experience

Teaching: 6 months

Licenses & Certifications

Mindfulness Life Coach Certification Practitioner Accredited
Udemy
November, 2020

Domestic Violence and well-bring during COVID-19
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University
June, 2020

Introduction to Psychology PSYCH101x
St. Margaret’s Episcopal School
May, 2016

Ms. Neenu Jawahar

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology

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Ms. Sruthy Anand

Position: Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
Email: sruthyanand.psyc@mopvaishnav.ac.in

MSc. (UGC – NET)

Experience

Teaching: 6 months

Research Award

A, Sruthy, S, Thenmozhi (2019). Effect of Dance Movement Therapy on Self Esteem of Adolescents with Learning Disability Paper presented at The International Conference –Challenges of Workplace Counselling in the New Millennium- New Approach towards Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Hosted by the Department of Counselling Psychology, University of Madras during March 2019.

Ms. Sruthy Anand

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology

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