Areas of Interest & Expertise
Positive Psychology, Processes in Personal Growth, Clinical Psychology, Youth Development, Psychotherapy, Psychological Assessment, Qualitative Research
Anindita Bhattacharya is a faculty with the School of Arts and Sciences.
Anindita received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from NIMHANS Bangalore. Her thesis on Personal Growth: Processes and Determinants in College Youth which is on positive psychology with a significant implication on designing promotive intervention programs for positive youth development. Her interest areas include promotion and prevention of mental health, youth development, intentional self-development, personal growth goal pursuit processes and possible selves.
Prior to teaching at our University, Anindita completed her MPhil in Medical and Social Psychology from RINPAS, Ranchi.
She is registered under the Rehabilitation Council of India as a Clinical Psychologist. She has experience in psychotherapy, psychological assessment, tool development and quantitative and qualitative research.
A study of human behaviour.
Publications and Writings
- Bhattacharya, A., Gupta, C., & Mehrotra, S. (2013). Intentional Self Development : A Relatively Ignored Construct. Journal of Indian Association of Applied Psychology, 39(1), 18 – 25.
- Bhattacharya, A. (2011). Meaning in Life: A Qualitative Inquiry into the Life of Young Adults. Psychological studies, 56 (3): 280 – 288.
- Bhattacharya, A., Mehrotra, S. (2013). The journey of personal growth: A qualitative exploration of personal growth processes in young adulthood. Psychological Studies.
- Bhattacharya, A. & Mehrotra, S. (2014). Personal Growth Initiative Scale: How does it perform in Indian youth samples. Journal of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology 01/2014;40(1):121 – 128.