Nitha Thomas

Assistant Professor

Department of Clinical Psychology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Nitha Thomas is Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Psychology at Manipal College of Health Professions, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal.

    She is :

    •  I MPhil Clinical Psychology Course coordinator
    • Faculty in charge for Psychosocial Rehabilitation postings
    • Trains MPhil Clinical Psychology postgraduates with theoretical & therapeutic skills
    • Chairs academic programs of MPhil clinical psychology and MD psychiatry/ DPM candidates.
    • Teaches allied health sciences courses like BASLP, BOT.

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Psychotherapy Process III Semester Msc Clinical Psychology
Cognitive behaviour therapy IV Semester Msc Clinical Psychology
Psychodiagnostics I year Mphil Clinical Psychology
Psychosocial Foundations of Mental Health I year Mphil Clinical Psychology
Behaviour Medicine II year Mphil Clinical Psychology
Psychotherapy II year Mphil Clinical Psychology
Biological Foundations of Behaviour Mphil Clinical Psychology

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MPhil Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology National Institute of Mental Health and Neural Sciences, Bangalore 2012
MSc Applied Psychology National Institute of Mental Health and Neural Sciences, Bangalore

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Clinical Psychology Assistant Professor Teaching 2012 till date

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Psychotherapy, personality disorders, psychosocial rehabilitation

Area of Expertise

Psychotherapy, personality disorders, psychosocial rehabilitation

Area of Research

personality disorders, psychosocial rehabilitation, Cognitive and social cognitive ability

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists, Registered Clinical psychologit under Rehabilitation Council of India

Cortical auditory evoked potentials and hemispheric specialization of speech in individuals with learning disability and healthy controls: A preliminary study.

2018 Bhat, Mayur Palaniswamy Hari Prakash Thomas, Nitha

Citation F1000 Research, 7. pp. 1-30. ISSN 2046-1402 URL: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/153827

Effectiveness of Origami as an Instructional Tool for Enhancing Learning of Mathematic Concepts Among Upper Primary Students: A Pilot Study

2019 Vaidica Goel, M.Sc. Clinical Psychology student Nitha Thomas, Asst. professor, Dept. of Clinical Psychology, Dr.Avinash G Kamath, Dept. of Psychiatry

Borderline Personality Features, Emotion Dysregulation and Mentalization: A comparison between clinical and non-clinical population

2018 Tavleen Kohli, M.Phil Clinical psychology Nitha Thomas, Asst. professor, Dept. of Clinical Psychology Dr.Avinash G Kamath, Dept. of Psychiatry

Role of Social Cognition in Marital Quality amongst patients with Schizophrenia and Bipolar disorder, and their spouses: A comparative study

2019 Naomi D Sousza, M.Phil Clinical psychology, Nitha Thomas, Asst. professor, Dept. of Clinical Psychology, Dr.Avinash G Kamath, Dept. of Psychiatry

Ethical concerns of clinical psychologists towards social media use

2018 Husena Dhariwala, M.Sc. Clinical Psychology student, Nitha Thomas, Asst. professor, Dept. of Clinical Psychology,