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Dr. Vyshakha Chikkanagoudar

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

Hobbies and Interests :
Dancing, Networking, Travelling, Music, Health& Fitness