Dr. Sebastian Padickaparambil

Associate Professor & Head

Department of Clinical Psychology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr. Sebastian Padickaparambil is Associate Professor and Head 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,

    He is:

    • In-charge of the Administration of Department
    • Clinical Supervisor (M.Phil. Clinical Psychology & M.Sc. Clinical Psychology)
    • Research Guide (M.Phil. Clinical Psychology & M.Sc. Clinical Psychology)
    • Coordinating various training programs and workshops conducted by the department
    • Chairperson of the Syllabus preparing committee for the BSc Psychology syllabus scheduled to be launched in august 2020
    •  Instrumental in revising the MSc Clinical psychology syllabus 2018 Scheme.
    • Instrumental in streamlining the functioning of the department, starting new postings (Memory clinic , Epilepsy clinic) School posting ( new schools introduced) Nammabhoomi Posting.
    •  Part of institutional antiragging committee. 

    He is a Member of:

    • The Board of Studies for Psychology of  MAHE
    • The Quality assurance cell of SOAHS

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Psychiatry MCP603 M.Sc Clinical psychology Sem I
Clinical Training I MCP 607 M.Sc Clinical psychology Sem I
Cognitive neurosciences MCP 605 M.Sc Clinical psychology Sem II
Psycho-diagnostics MCP 606 M.Sc Clinical psychology Sem II
Sports Psychology M.Sc Sports and Exercise psychology
Psychosocial foundations of behaviour Mphil Clinical psychology Ist Year
Biological Basis of Behaviour Mphil Clinical psychology Ist Year
Behavioural Medicine Mphil Clinical psychology IInd Year
Psychotherapy Mphil Clinical psychology IInd Year

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Ph.D Psychology University of Kerala 2010
M.Phil Clinical psychology Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2005
MA Applied Psychology Clinical Psychology Kerala University 2002
Bachelor of Arts Psychology Kerala University 2000

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
School of Allied Health Sciences Associate Professor Teaching , Clinical Work, Research October 2014 till date
School of Allied Health Sciences Assistant Professor Teaching , Clinical Work, Research October 2013- October 2014
KMC International Centre Assistant Professor (Course director) Teaching /Mentoring October 2009- October 2013

Mental Toughness and Goal Orientation as Predictors of Performance in Cricket.

2008-01-01 Sports psychology Padickaparambil,S Subodh,R Thomas, I Bijumon,N

Psychespace, 2, 40-46

Masturbatory guilt, religiosity and perceived sexual control in relation to age and religion among young males

2008-01-01 Sexuality Thomas S Padickaparambil,S Nair, B.P

Psychological studies 53,303-308

Masturbatory guilt in young males : The impact of education and residential status

2009-01-01 Sexuality Thomas S Padickaparambil,S Nair BP

Psychespace, 3, 25-32

Sexual desire and satisfaction after resective surgery in patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy with hippocampal sclerosis

2012-01-01 Sexuality Ramesh KN Radhakrishnan A Jiayaspathi A Padickaparambil,S et. al

Epilepsy & Behavior. 25, 374–380

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Clinical psychology, Sports Psychology, Positive Psychology

Area of Expertise

Clinical psychology, Sports Psychology, Positive Psychology

Area of Research

Clinical psychology, Sports Psychology, Positive Psychology, Sexuality research

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Professional Affiliations:

  • Professional Life member of Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists (IACP).
  • Registered Clinical Psychologist under Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI).
     

Mental Toughness and Goal Orientation as Predictors of Performance in Cricket.

2008 Padickaparambil,S. Subodh,R. Thomas,I. Bijumon,N

Psychespace, 2, 40-46.

Masturbatory guilt, religiosity and perceived sexual control in relation to age and religion among young males.

2008 Thomas,S .Padickaparambil,S Nair, B.P.

Psychological studies 53,303-308

Masturbatory guilt in young males : The impact of education and residential status.

2009 Thomas,S Padickaparambil,S Nair, B.P.

Psychespace, 3, 25-32.

Sexual desire and satisfaction after resective surgery in patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy with hippocampal sclerosis.

2012 Ramesha,K.N Radhakrishnan, A Jiayaspathi,A. Padickaparambil,S. et. al

Epilepsy & Behavior. 25, 374–380

Effectiveness of a multifactorial context-enhancing functional therapy to promote functional arm use and recovery of stroke survivors: study protocol for a clinical trial.

2019 Rajagopalan V Natarajan M Gorthi SP et al

BMJ Open 2019;9:e023963. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023963

Psychological evaluation of adult burn survivors: a pilot study.

2019. Kurian S Padickaparambil S Thomas J Sreekumar NC James AR

International Surgery Journal; 6:4428-34

Cross-disciplinary appraisal of knowledge and beliefs regarding the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders in India: A cross-sectional survey.

2020 Jain A Tiwari S Padickaparambil S

Indian Journal Psychological Medicine. 42:219-24.

An exploratory study on the relationship between personal growth, marital adjustment, stress and coping in couples with infertility

2011-01-01 Japneet Ahluwalia Dr. Sebastian Padickaparambil

This study examined whether couples who struggle with infertility report personal growth, and if their parenthood motivation, self-efficacy, marital adjustment, perceived stress and coping strategies are associated with it. The findings indicate that personal growth was positively correlated with socio-economic status, education, the duration of marriage, infertility, treatment; marital adjustment; self-efficacy; meaning based coping and negatively correlated with perceived stress; active avoidance, active confronting and passive avoidance coping.

NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL PROFILE , QUALITY OF LIFE AND PERSONALITY IN PATIENTS WITH JUVENILE MYOCLONIC EPILEPSY

Akshitha Hariharan Dr. Sebastian Padickaparambil

Neuropsychological status in subjects with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy

    Goal Setting

    2013-01-01

    Industrial Harmony, Journal of National Institute of Personnel Management (Trivandrum Chapter) It gives a description of the importance of goal setting in our lives , the various types of goal setting and once our goals are set how we can motivate ourselves to reach our goals

    Anger Management

    2010-01-01

    Industrial Harmony, Journal of National Institute of Personnel Management (Trivandrum Chapter) The physiological basis of anger and different anger management strategies are discussed here