Mr. Harikrishnan A.

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology



Academic Qualifications

  • M.Phil in Medical & Social Psychology from Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi University
  • M.A. in Applied Psychology from University of Kerala

Area of Interest (Teaching)

  • Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Neurosciences, Health Psychology

Area of Interest (Research)

  • Health and Wellbeing, Cognitive Neurosciences, Clinical Psychology, Forensic Psychology


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University College, Thiruvananthapuram (2016 – till date)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Government Arts and Science College Mankada, Kulathur, Malappuram (2014-2015)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology department of Government College for Women, Vazhuthacaud, Thiruvananthapuram (2010-2013)
  • Chief Clinical Psychologist and Lecturer, NIMS Medicity, Neyyatinkara, Thiruvananthapuram (2009-2010)
  • Clinical Psychologist in IRELAND project, Neurology Department, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology, Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram (2008-2009)
  • HR-Associate in Travancore Analytics Pvt. Ltd., Technopark, Thiruvananthapuram 2018
  • Lecturer/Assistant Professor (on Contract Basis) in Department of Psychology, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram (2006-2008)
  • National Institute of Health- Fogarty International Centre (NIH-FIC) Pre Doctoral Research Scholar in University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre-Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinics (UPMC-WPIC), Pittsburgh and Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital, New Delhi (2004-2006)

Additional Responsibilities

  • RCI registered Clinical Psychologist
  • Permanent Life Member of Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists
  • Member, Board of studies, Kannur university
  • Member, Board of Studies, Fatima Mata National College, Kollam
  • International Affiliate of American Psychological Association
  • Platinum Member, International Council of Professional Therapists (ICPT)
  • Tutor, Second year M.Sc. Psychology Students
  • In-charge of Counselling Centre and Coordinator of Jeevani Centre for Student Wellbeing
  • Peer Reviewer, Journal of Psychosocial Well Being

Positions Held

  • Convenor, Counselling Centre and Anti Narcotic Cell
  • Resource Person for Scholar Support Programme & Walk With the Scholar