Role in the University
Diya is an educator and mental health practitioner. She is trained in various psychotherapeutic modalities including CBT, ACT, REBT, Neurofeedback and has been teaching psychology and counselling in various higher education institutions across diverse geographies in India, Sri Lanka, the Maldives and the UK. She has directed corporate trainings, workshops, consultations and successfully hosted awareness programs across various media platforms (Online, TV & Radio) for creating awareness on mental health disorders. She is passionate about making a difference in the lives of patients suffering from complex mental health conditions and thoroughly enjoys teaching and empowering learners with the necessary skills needed to practice as an efficient practitioner in the health and social care sector.
- Higher Education Academy (Fellow)
- British Psychological Society (Graduate Membership)
- Rehabilitation Council of India (Clinical Psychologist)
Diya currently teaches on modules such as Psychology for Health and Social Care and Effective Team Working and Communication.
Diya's research interest lies in the field of mental and public health, and she is interested in contemporary research conducted in the field of Neurotherapy for managing ADHD, Autism and Manic-Depressive Episodes. She is currently researching and, on a mission, to devise a multi-modal innervation for neurodevelopmental disorders along with few other global mental health experts via Psychonnect, a global online mental health platform.
Enterprise, Commercial & Consultancy Activities
Diya has provided one-to-one consultations and hosted corporate trainings on various topics including employee wellbeing, stress & anger management, a wellbeing approach to stress and resilience, career progression planning for senior staff etc, for the hospitality industry and a few multinational banks.
Ganguly, D. (2017) Early Intervention for Asperger Syndrome, India: National Institute of Mental Health.
Ganguly, D. (2015) Stuck Song Syndrome. India: Osmania university.
Diya is also a part-time faculty member of Coventry University and visiting lecturer at Global University Systems and a mental health trainer and practitioner for an online global platform named Psychonnect.