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Bindu R

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: Clinical Psychology
Qualification: M.Phil in Clinical Psychology (NIMHANS)
Email: bindhur@medical.aims.amrita.edu

About Me

Bindhu R., currently serves as Assistant Professor in the department of Clinical Psychology at Amrita Hospital, Kochi. She completed M.Phil in Clinical Psychology from NIMHANS, Bangalore (2008). She worked as Clinical Psychologist at Amala Medical College from 2008 to 2010. Thereafter, worked as consultant clinical psychologist at Govt General Hospital, Thalassery. Kannur (2011-2018).

Major Research Interests

  • Learning Disability, ADHD, Neuropsychology, Addictive Behaviours

Education

  • M.Phil in Clinical Psychology, NIMHANS, Bangalore
  • M.Sc. in Psychology from Department of Psychology, University of Calicut

Professional Experience

  • Clinical Psychologist, Amala Medical College, Thrissur (2008-2010)
  • Clinical Psychologist, Govt General Hospital Thalassery, Kannur (2011-2018)
  • Intern at St Johns Medical College Bangalore (2007)
  • Intern at Sacred Heart Hospital, Painkulam, Idukki (2004)

Area of Interests

  • Child Psychology : Learning Disbility Management, ADHD, Emotional Disorders, Conduct Disorders
  • Adult Mental Health: Anxiety Disorders, Addictive Behaviours and Neuropsychology

Publication

  • R, bindu: m, k sharma, l,n suman, p marimuthu "stress and coping behaviours amnong smokers "Asian Journal of Psychiatry (2011)

Papers Presented

  • Presented a scientific paper on "A study of stress and coping among smokers " on 36th Annual conference of Indian Association Of Clinical Psychologists (2010)
  • Paper entitled "stress, coping and readiness to change among smokers " at World Congress of World Association for Psycho Social Rehabilitation (WAPR 2010)

Awards and Honour

  • Best paper Award for the paper "A study of stress and coping among smokers" (NACIACP 2010)

Outreach Activities

  • Disaster Management Programme at Chala Kannur (2011), counselling for victims of Ammonia Tank Explosion
  • Personality Development classes for medical students at Kannur Medical college (2011, 2012)
  • Awareness classes for teachers about Learning Disability at viyyoor secondary school Thrissur (2009-2010)
  • Group therapy sessions for behavioiral management of children at Juvenile home marikunnu kozhikode (2005)
  • Articles on Management of Exam phobia in Madhyamam news paper March (2009, 2010)