Priyanka Krishnan

Assistant Professor

Department of Clinical Psychology


    Priyanka Krishnan is Assistant Professor in Department of Clinical Psychology – Manipal College of Health Professions, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal.

    In addition to the teaching responsibilities of M.Phil. & M.Sc. Clinical Psychology,

    She is:

    • Web coordinator from Clinical Psychology department
    • Member of B.Sc. Psychology syllabus drafting committee 
    • Clinical Supervisor (MPhil Clinical Psychology & MSc Clinical Psychology)
    • Faculty in charge of Geriatric Clinic
    • Faculty in charge for School posting
    • Faculty in charge for Unit II Psychiatry ward
    • Research Guide (M.Sc. Clinical Psychology


Subject Subject code Semester
Psychiatry MCP 603 M.Sc. Clinical Psychology I Semester
Clinical Training - I MCP 607 MSc Clinical Psychology I Semester
Psychodiagnostics MCP 606 MSc Clinical Psychology II Semester
Child, Adolescent and School Psychology MCP 604 MSc Clinical Psychology II Semester
Clinical Training- II MCP 608 MSc Clinical Psychology II Semester
Clinical Training III MCP 707 MSc Clinical Psychology III Semester
Dissertation MCP 706 MSc Clinical Psychology IV Semester
Behavioral medicine MPhil Clinical Psychology II year
Psychosocial foundation MPhil Clinical Psychology I year
Psychotherapy and Counselling MPhil Clinical Psychology II year
Biological Foundations of Behavior M.Phil Clinical Psychology II year
Psychological testing MPhil Clinical Psychology I year
Clinical Psychology Allied health courses: BPT, BOT, CVT, B.Sc. RT.
Psychological Testing MSc and BSc Nursing courses
Clinical Psychology PG Psychiatry and PSW, KMC, Manipal


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
M.Phil. in Medical and Social Psychology Clinical Psychology Central Institute of Psychiatry (CIP), Ranchi University, Ranchi 2012
Masters of Arts (M.A.) in Clinical Psychology Applied Psychology University of Kerala, Kariyavattom, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 2009
Bachelor of Arts (BA) Psychology, Kottayam, Kerala, India. Union Christian College, Alwaye, affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University 2007


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Seethalayam project, by District Homeopathy Department, Govt. Homeo Hospital, Kurichy, Kottayam, Kerala Clinical Psychologist Clinical Psychologist July 2012 - January 2014
Assisi Hospital, Assisi college of Nursing, Mukkuttuthara, Erumely Clinical Psychologist And Lecturer Consultation and teaching General psychology 10th February 2014 - 10th February 2017
Department of Clinical Psychology, School of Allied Health Sciences Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor Teaching faculty and Clinical supervisor for M.Phil and M.Sc. Clinical Psychology 13th February 2017 – till date


Area of Interest

Eastern Psychology, Anxiety disorders and Family therapy

Area of Expertise

De-addiction, Anxiety disorders and Marital and Family problems

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Professional Affiliations:

  • Rehabilitation Council of India registered Clinical Psychologist.
  • Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists

    Intelligence and Learning Disability

    May 2015

    (News paper/Magazine): Malayala Manorama Arogya magazine