Maya Menon

Department : Psychology

Name : Maya Menon
Designation : Assistant Professor
Academic Qualifications : M. Phil Clinical Psychology (NIMHANS, Bangalore), M Sc Psychology- Counselling & Guidance (University of Madras)
Email :
Phone : 9846411634
Contact Address : EVRA-244, Krishnavilasom Road, Jagathy, Trivandrum – 695014

Research Publications:

Joseph, S., Menon, M. & Sasidharan, T. (2013). Mother, I want to marry her, but only if you wish: a case of Visual Analysis to Understand Families in Contemporary Kerala. Artha Journal of Social Sciences, Jan-Mar, 12 (1), pgs: 33-48.

Hasaana, K., Menon, M. & Nair, B.P.(2012). Personality Profile of Maldivian Heroin users and Non-users. Journal of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, 38(3) – Special Issue, pgs: 161 – 168.

Joseph, S., Thomas, M.S. & Menon, M. (2007). Elementary school mathematics curricula and cognitive development: A critical analysis. Indian Journal of Community Psychology, 3(1), 42-52.

Padmam, R. & Menon, M. (2009). Subjective Well Being in Kerala – A Microlevel Analysis, A theme based report, United Nations Development Project, Planning Board, Kerala

Research Projects Undertaken:

2015 & 2016 – Part of the team involved in the development of Aptitude Test for ASAP, a project undertaken for ASAP by the Department of Psychology, Government College for Women.

2015 & 2016 – Designed modules and Trained Resource persons for the SMILE, ASAP workshop.

2015 – Principal Investigator for a Research Project titled Exploration of the various Psychosocial Correlates of Socio-Emotional Development in Primary School Children – A multi-source analysis. Research was funded by School Health Program, National Rural Health Mission, Kerala. Research grant – Rs. 3, 00,000/-.

2010 – Co-investigator for Project titled, “Standardization of the Seguin Form Board (SFB) Test for Hearing Impaired Children” submitted to the Center for Disability Studies, Trivandrum.

Areas of Interest: Emotional Development in Children, Personality Development, Counseling Skills Training and Mentoring College Students

 Field of Research: Emotion Regulation in Children

Duties Performed: 

Teacher-in-charge, Psychological Association

Counseling for students in the department and others

Started an initiative, ‘We Care’ for the benefit of students of the college, that aims at spreading awareness about mental health and also assists new comers in orienting to the college ambience