Dr. Dimpy Mahanta
. India . joined June, 2021

Dr. Dimpy Mahanta


I am the Founder Head of the Post Graduate Department of Psychology of the most premier Institution in the North East India (Cotton University), a Leading Mental Health Expert with an expertise in Psychological Well-being, Stress Management and Resilience Building. Beside this, I am a Life Coach, Motivational Speaker and a Trainer with an experience of over one and a half decades. An Elected Member of the prestigious American Psychological Associated (APA), I have conducted over 100 training workshops and have touched innumerable lives and helped people be the best versions of themselves. I am an Executive Committee Member of Indian Academy of Health Psychology (IAHP)and have been an integral part of the National Task Force of IAHP & am providing free counselling services to thousands of people during the prevailing pandemic . My vision is to empower the youth, women and elderly population of the North East region through my brainchild North East Indian Association of Applied Psychology (NEIAAP). I am working towards spreading mental health awareness in the north-eastern part of India through my workshops , seminars, interactions with the rural population , meaningful research in this direction to bring about qualitative improvements in the lives of underprivileged and voiceless. Recently my major contribution has been towards improving the psychological well-being and motivation of frontline workers of the Kaziranga National Park in Assam when my expert recommendations had been incorporated in the Assam Finance Budget 2020 and worker-friendly policy decisions have been made at the State Governmental Level. Besides these, I am a mother to a beautiful 9-year old daughter Vedanshi Priyadarshini and wife of Sh. Ambarish Barman, a senior bureaucrat in the Ministry of Defence, South Block, New Delhi. I am a Visharad holder in Indian Classical Music and have been an English Newsreader with the All India Radio, Delhi. I am a fitness enthusiast and enjoy my daily morning meditation.

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    • City :
    • Guwahati

    • State :
    • Assam

    • Category :
    • Teaching & Research

    • Email ID:
    • drdimpymahanta@gmail.com

    • Profession:
    • Founder Head, Department of Psychology, Cotton University

    • Education
    • PhD in Psychology from Delhi University

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Project Details

  • Organisational Role Stress amongst Police Personnel in Terrorist Affected Districts of Assam (2009-10) had been greatly applauded and published by the Indian Police Journal 
  • Stress, Well-being and Motivation of the Front line Workers of the Kaziranga National Park (2019-20) have gained much appreciation from the Assam Chief Minister, Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma and PCCF Wildlife. The expert recommendations had been incorporated in the Assam Finance Budget 2020 and few of the policy decisions made to enhance the workers' physical and psychological well-being and  motivation 


  • Elected Member of the prestigious American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Elected Executive Committee Member of Indian Academy of Health Psychology (IAHP)
  • Member of European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology(EAOHP)
  • Expert recommendations regarding improvement of motivation and well-being of frontline workers of Kaziranga National Park have been applauded widely and incorporated in the Assam State Finance Budget 2020

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Leading Mental Health Expert from North-East India, Psychologist, Educator, Life Coach, Trainer, Motivational Speaker 


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