K Krishna Mohan

K Krishna Mohan
Professor and Head
School of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Heritage

Professor K. Krishna Mohan has more than two decades of teaching, research, Project consultancy experience and worked in universities in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America and visited US on academic assignments. Prof. Mohan research areas include, application of Indian spiritual knowledge to mental health and well-being, health psychology and Indian Psychology. Prof. Mohan has taught courses in Psychology, Psychiatry, Social Sciences and supervised masters and Ph.D students research projects.
Prof. Mohan has published many research articles in international peer reviewed journals, book chapters and delivered keynote, plenary speeches, lectures in conferences across the world. His received funded from US, UK and European agencies for research projects. During his long career Prof. Mohan has many achievements to his credit and few which include establishment of The School of Mental Health at Vidyasagar Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences (VIMHANS), New Delhi, India, founding the PsychGuru Mental Health Services Institute, INDIA/USA and Prof. Yutaka Haruki Young Scientist Award 2003, Italy. Prof. Mohan was a guest editor, reviewer for international journals and held positions in scientific and professional bodies in the US, Europe and Asia. Prof. Mohan trained in psychotherapies rooted in Indian cultural and spiritual perspectives and conducts workshops and sessions on spirituality and lifestyle, well-being and positive psychology. Prof. Mohan presently holds a Honourary Professor position at the University of Flores, Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the expert board of Shan You Academy, Singapore and International Affiliate Member, American Psychological Association.


  • Postdoc (Mental health), University of Utrecht, Netherlands
  • PhD (Psychology)
  • MA (Psychology)
  • PG Diploma (Yoga)
  • PG Diploma (Linguistics), Andhra University, India

Areas of Teaching

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counselling Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Research Methodology
  • Indian Psychology

Research Interests

  • Mental health
  • Spirituality and well-being
  • Indian psychology

Unless we have a definite faith in the goal of our existence, and unless we believe, work for, and actually come to experience the goal positively as an existent factor, there is no hope of any plan becoming successful. —Swami Chinmayananda
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