Syam K Ravindran

Assistant Professor

Department of Clinical Psychology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Syam K R 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,

    He is:

    • Clinical Supervisor (MPhil Clinical Psychology & MSc Clinical Psychology)
    • Class coordination – II year M.Sc. Clinical Psychology

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Psychodiagnostics MCP 606 M.Sc. Clinical Psychology I Semester
Psychotherapy Process- I MCP 703 M.Sc. Clinical Psychology III Semester
Psychotherapy process- II I MCP 704 M.Sc. Clinical Psychology IV Semester
Psychosocial foundation I MPhil Clinical Psychology
Behavioral Medicine II MPhil Clinical Psychology
Psychotherapy II MPhil Clinical Psychology
Biological foundations of behavior II MPhil Clinical Psychology

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MSc Clinical & Counseling Psychology School of Behavioral Sciences, Kannur University 2010
MPhil Clinical Psychology School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2012

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology Teaching and Patient care October 2012- October 2017
Manipal Hospitals, Mangalore Consultant Clinical Psychologist Patient care 2014- 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 October 2017- till date

'Neurobics, as a Method of Rehabilitation

2008-10-10 Syam KR

Scientific paper presented at Conference 'Psychology in Changing India' held at LISSAH College, Kozhikode, Kerala during October 10th and 12th 2008

'Efficacy of Various Psychotherapies in Altering Brain and Consciousness'

2010-10-01 Syam K R

Scientific paper presented at the TWO DAY INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON MIND, BRAIN and CONSCIOUSNESS held at VPM College, Thane, Maharashtra

‘Gender disparity based on finger digit ratio, suicidal tendency , mental health and locus of control’

2010-14-10 Syam K R Dr. Ajilal

Scientific paper presented in the Two day National seminar on Current trends and Challenges in Applied Psychology, Organized by the Department of Psychology at Calicut University.

Predictors of suicidal tendency among finger digit ratio, mental health and locus of control’

2011-21-01 Syam KR Dr. Ajilal

Scientific paper presented at the 37th NAC-2011 of IACP organized by Institute of Behavioral Sciences, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Ghandinagar, Gujarat

Temperamental traits and Digit ratio (2D:4D) ratio as predicators of Academic performance

2012-01-06 Syam K.R. Dinesh N

(Dissertation) -submitted to Manipal Academy of Higher Education

CAN HYPNOSIS COVER THE GAP IN THE COGNITIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY?

2015-20-11 Syam K.R. Seemanthini T.S.

Scientific paper presented at the 10th National Conference on Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis held at Bangaluru

‘EMDR: A behavior therapy technique or beyond’

05.03.2017 to 07.03.2017

Scientific paper presented at ‘National Seminar on Approaches in Behaviour Management- Perspectives and Applications’ held during 5th to 7th March 2017 at School of Behavioral sciences, Kannur University, Kerala

Specific Coping Strategies of the Millennial Students: A Qualitative Study’

2019

Scientific paper presented at 45th National Annual Conference of Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists, held at National Institute of Visually handicapped, Dehradun, 2019

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Childhood Behavioral Disorders, Personality disorders, Emotional trauma and Anxiety disorders

Area of Expertise

Behavior therapy, Cognitive Behavior therapy, Clinical hypnosis, Eye Movement and Desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) & Mindfulness based treatments

Area of Research

Facial emotion recognition, Hypnosis and EMDR

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Professional Affiliation:

  • Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) registered Clinical Psychologist.
  • Professional Life Member of Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists (IACP)
  • Professional Life Member of Indian Society of Experimental and Clinical Hypnosis (ISECH)
  • Professional Life Member of EMDR Association, India

 

Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
Manipal Hospitals, Mangalore Consultant Clinical Psychologist 2014-2017

Clinical anger, Operational stress and Quality of life among policemen

Ashretha Karipineni, MSc Clinical Psychology

Completion date: April 2016 Role: Co investigator and thesis guide Self-funded

Self-Esteem and Body Image In Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Lakhmi Venugopal, MSc Clinical Psychology

Completion date: April 2016 Role: Co investigator and thesis guide Self-funded

Facial emotion recognition in children with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Disha Rao, MSc Clinical Psychology

Completion date: April 2016 Role: Co investigator and thesis guide Self-funded

Specific Coping Strategies Used By First Year Undergraduates To Deal With Course Demands

Radhika Shourie, MSc Clinical Psychology

Completion date: April 2018 Role: Co investigator and thesis guide Self-funded

Facial Emotion Recognition, Loneliness And Problematic Internet Use Among Males And Female

Arya Mohan, MSc Clinical Psychology

Completion date: April 2018 Role: Co investigator and thesis guide Self-funded

The relationship between perceived parenting style , perceived social support and self-esteem among the undergraduate students

Krishna Sathian, MSc Clinical Psychology

Completion date: April 2018 Role: Co investigator and thesis guide Self-funded