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Dr Seema Mehrotra

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Dr Seema Mehrotra

Faculty Profile

Associated with NIMHANS as faculty since (Month and Year)
Sunday, September 1, 2002
Employment History

Clinical Psychology Faculty in the Dept of Psychiatry and subsequently in the Dept of Clinical Psychology at Kasturba Medical College (KMC) Manipal Periods: From June 1993-March 1994; then February 1995 to September 2002 (Last served as Associate Professor at KMC, Manipal from July 2001 to September 2002)

Educational Qualifications
PhD Psychology, M Phil Medical and Social Psychology (NIMHANS)
Awards, Fellowships and Recognitions, Memberships

Fellow Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists, Professional Member of National Academy of Psychology and Indian Association of Applied Psychology

Contact Information
Dr Seema Mehrotra, Professor, Dept of Clinical Psychology, Govindaswamy Center (3rd Floor) NIMHANS,Bangalore-560029 email:, Phone: 080-26995192
Areas of Research Interest

Mental Health Promotion, Positive Psychology, Emotional Regulation, Adaptation to major life events.

Other Information
Research Projects

Dr Seema has led several  projects funded by ICSSR, ICMR, CSIR and Govt. of Karnataka. These have spanned areas such as  mental health promotion,  well-being, road safety , use of technology to reduce treatment gap and enhance well being.


A website was launched  as part of an ICSSR project to  provide a platform to connect to youth on issues related to mental health and social wellbeing.


An app on self-care for depression called PUSH-D (Practice and Use Self-Help for Depression) was launched in web browser based and mobile based versions in 2017. It was developed and field tested as part of an ICMR funded project.


Another app  meant to encourage individuals to monitor various aspects of their mental well-being is being currently  field tested as part of an ongoing  ICSSR funded research project.


In yet another ongoing project  funded by Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development,  youth volunteerism for the cause  of mental health is being explored and a  youth volunteerism program is being field tested.


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