Seemanthini TS

Associate Professor

Department of Psychiatry


    Seemanthini TS teaches BPT, BASLP, BSc Nursing.


Subject Subject code Semester
Psychology BPT, BASLP, BSc Nursing
Clinical Psychology MBBS Fifth, Eighth semesters


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Psychology SDM College, Mangalore University 2014
MPhil Clinical Psychology Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal 2008
MA Clinical and Counseling Psychology S.D.M College affiliated to Managlore University, Ujire 2005
BA Psychology, Economics, Sociology as major subjects N.M.K.R.V College, Bangalore University 2003


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Psychiatry, KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Associate Professor 2015 - till date
Department of Psychiatry, KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor 2012 - 2015
Department of Psychiatry, KMC Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Lecturer 2009- 2011
PG Department of Clinical Psychology, SDM College, Ujire Research Scholar and Counsellor 9 months
Spandan Nursing Home, Rajajinagar, Bangalore Consultant Clinical Psychologist 6 months

project on prevalence of mental retardation among primary school children at schools of Belthangady

2004-01-01 Manjula MY

under the guidance of Pannaga K Murthy SDM College, Ujire.

Occupational scenario of hijdas (transsexual persons)

2005-01-01 Manjula MY

scientific paper presented at NACIACP conference.

Personality and health profile of hijidas (dissertation/paper)

2005-01-01 Manjula MY

presented at Secunderabad, Andrapradesh, India.

Comparison of parental stress and parenting style of children with ADHD and SLD (Dissertation)

2008-01-01 Madhyastha S Kumar KB

submitted to Manipal Academy of Higher Education.


Area of Interest

Psychotherapy and Counselling, Working with late adolescents, Sexuality and Gender issues

Area of Expertise

Training Specific learning disabilities, Psychotherapies with mood and anxiety disorders, managing the personality disorders, adjustment and behavioural problems,

Area of Research

Specific learning disabilities, Parenting, Personality, Well-being, Adolescent problems, Cross cultural issues, Sexuality and Gender issues

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists, India, 2008
  • Life Member of Indian academy of Applied Psychology, India, 2010
  • Member of Psychology and Research Alumni Association, 2008
  • Life member of Bangalore Psychological forum
  • Life memebr of Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists                       


Presented papers:

  • Seemanthini, T.S**. & Shwetha, T.S* (2013). Media and Parenting, Life experiences, Sexuality issues of Street children. Presented at National seminar on Creating safety nets for adolescents and youth: Building counseling networks organized by Tata Institute of Social Sciences Counseling Centre, Mumbai, India.   February 18 – 20.
  • Seemanthini. T.S** and Shwetha.T.S* (2013).Mental health issues in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgenders in India, reaserch review presented at Hawaii, U.S.A July 31st – August 4th. APA annual convention. 

Best paper award –at National conference (N.A.C.I.A.C.P), held at Chennai For the paper titled- Occupational scenario of Hijidas.    

Violence and its Impact on transwomen- A review

2010-01-01 Manjula MY

Social life, addictions and subjective wellbeing of the transsexuals

2012-01-01 Manjula MY

Happiness in children

2011-01-01 Sharan V

Describes about relevance of Happiness in younger population for the positive outcomes of their life.

Personality and Emotional Intelligence of Transsexuals.

2011-01-01 Manjula. M.Y

Journal of Psychosocial Research, Vol. 6(2) p. 191-197

Onti Obbanti – A kannada novel – reflects Transsexual’s life (Review)

Shodha – Biannual Bilingual Research periodical, Ujire: Dr. HaMaNa Research centre The book review consists of critical comments on the story narration and usefulness in publc awareness

Awareness, parenting, anger among parents of children with specific learning disability published in journal of psychosocial research

2011-01-01 Malur K

2011- 2012, submitted for Manipal Academy of Higher Education as a part of ICMR student research project

Email, SMS and Phone call mediated intimacy among Post Graduate students

 Shwetha Kumari

Paper was presented at Christ University, Bangalore.(13th – 14th February 2009)