DOCTOR PROFILE

Ms Vyshakha Chikkanagoudar

Ms. Vyshakha Chikkanagoudar

B.A,(Mount Carmel College), Dip in Counselling Skills(Banjara Academy) M.Sc. Clinical Psychology (Montfort College)

Qualification:
B.A,(Mount Carmel College), Dip in Counselling Skills(Banjara Academy) M.Sc. Clinical Psychology (Montfort College)
Key Skills:
Conduct Psychological research
Ability to relate to and empathise with a range of people
Sensitive listening and questioning skills
Ability to cope with emotionally demanding situations
Capable of organising complex workload to meet deadlines
Logical and methodical approach to issues
Strong problem-solving, critical judgment, conceptualization, and research skills
Reliability, professionalism, enthusiasm & commitment
Areas of Expertise:
Child and Adoloscent specific disorders.
Administer and interpret Psychological Assessment and testing.
Consultation.
Development of prevention and treatment programs
Provide Psychological treatment (psychotherapy)
Provide educational sessions
Achievements and Awards:
Maria Philip Memorial Award for Best All-Round Performance Mount Carmel College, 2011-2012
Principal's prize for "Best student" Mount Carmel College , 2008-2009
Awarded Dr Mrs M.V.Jayaram Golden Jubilee Prize for securing highest in Sociology , Mount Carmel College , 2011-2012
Scholarship - Meritorious student of Class 10, 2007
Central Sector Scholarship Government of Karnataka ,2009
Was conferred "Thritiya Sopan" - Bharath Scouts & Guides.
Secured numerous prizes for essays and debates
Volunteered at the International Conference on Counselling and Psychotherapy - Diversity in Training and Practice- Montfort College 2015
Intercollegiate participation in Cognitive Psychology - Demonstration on Alzheimer's Disease
Participated in awareness programmes on Schizophrenia, Depression, Autistic Disorder, and Suicide Prevention.
Completed Beginners Level French - Alliance Franchaise Bangalore
Completed Beginners Level Spanish with 3 Credits - Mount Carmel College
Company Recruitment Training - Mount Carmel College
Research and Publications: :
"A Study on the Relationship between Anxiety and Depression in Third/Transgender women "
"The Effects of mood on Rational Decision Making"
Co-author "Gender Differences in Neuropsychological functioning in patients with Refractory Mesial Temporal Sclerosis (MTS)"
Co-author "The effect of depression on cognitive performance in children with refractory mesial temporal sclerosis (MTS)"
Publication- "Transgender of India", Mount Carmel College Newsletter
Volunteering:
Nirmala Shishu Bhavan - NGO, Carmelite Outreach Programme. General care for the differently abled children
Hospitals- M.S Ramaiah Hospital - Bowring Institute
Old age home- Advantage
Rehabilitation centre- Shakti Rehabilitation Centre Mental health institutes- Spandana Special schools Home for abandoned children
Chaya Nursing Home Volunteering in the Geriatrics Department