DR VIJAY PRASAD BARRE
He completed Master’s Degree in Psychology from Andhra University, he later went to acquire his first M Phil in Rehabilitation Psychology from National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped (NIMH). Thereafter, he went on to acquire his second M Phil in Clinical Psychology from one of the most reputed institutes in India Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS), Delhi. He is the first psychologist to have accreditation as a dually trained professional psychologist with qualifications as a Clinical Psychologist and a Rehabilitation Psychologist from Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) - Delhi. He is a Professional Life Member of Indian Association of Clinical Psychology (IACP). He has awarded Doctoral Degree in Psychology (Psychooncology) from Centre for Health Psychology, University of Hyderabad. He has been awarded: Centenary Merit award during beginning of his professional psychology career. Currently he is working as Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in department of Psychiatry at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)-New Delhi, prior to this Institute he worked as Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Clinical Psychology at Dharwad Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (DIMHANS-India). He is now working to produce ways of working manuals for reducing psychological distress amongst mentally ill and patients with cancer in the field of Psycho-oncology. He is trained at conducting various assessments such as Psycho-diagnostics, personality assessments amongst other skills. Not only does he work on assessments he is proficient in providing interventions using multi-modal approaches. He is trained in providing support for various initiatives disability rehabilitation, promotion of mental health and wellbeing. He specializes in cognitive behavioral therapies and behavioural interventions for various clinical disorders. He has published many articles in national and international journals, book chapters and books as well, and presented several conference papers on mental health, disability rehabilitation and psycho-oncology.