Prof. H A . Gamini Kumara, (Gamini Hapuarachchi) Back
B.A.(Kel'ya), M.A.(Kel'ya), MIPC - Head*

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Cognitive Psychology

Applied Psychology

Head of the Department, Department of Philosophy, University of Kelaniya, Sri   Lanka.

President, SLNIPC (Sri Lanka National Institute of Professional Counsellors)


2013       -              Essays in Applied Psychology, Susitha Publishers

2012       -              Counselling Psychology: History, Theory and Concept application Susitha Publishers

2011       -              The Beginning for Psychology, Susitha Publishers

2010       -              Health Psychology, Co- Author, Susitha Publishers

2010       -              History of Counselling in Sri Lanka, SLNIPC Publication

2010       -              How to Rare a Successful Child, Co- Author, Wijesooriya Publishers

2006       -              Carl Rogers and Modern Psychology, Co- Writer and Co- Editor, Wathma Publishers

1998       -              Psychology: ‘Schools and Psychologists’ Assistant Editor and Co-Writer, Wathma Publishers

1996       -              Abnormal Psychology Co-Author, Institute of Psychological Studies

Training Manuals

1998       -              Counselling Training Manual Co-Writer, Sri Lanka Beaure of Foreign Employment

Research Articles

2014       -” Psychology of Buddhist Perahera" In: Ven. Dr. Unuwathurabubule Mahinda Thero. (ed). Buddhist Perahera in Sri Lanka International Peace Temple.

2012       - “The consciousness of prehistoric man: A study on its study approaches” In: A.A.D Amarasekara (ed) Essays in social sciences and Humanities. In Honors of Prof. Chandra Wikramagamage, Godage Publishers.

2010       -“A Case study of post Traumatic mental Disorders. The Floods and Earth Slips in Rathnapura District, Sri Lanka”, Kelani, Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya.

2009       -“Sinhala Thought. A Manuscript to study the Concept of from a perspective of Philosophy of History”, Golden Jubilee Commemoration volume of the University of Kelaniya.

2009       -“Psychology in Russia. History, Theoretical Trends and Problems”, D.S Ranawaka, Felicitation volume.

2008       -“The role of Consciousness in the world where the God not play Dice”, Philosophia:  Philosophical papers. Department of Philosophy, University of Kelaniya.

1998       -“A Philosophical Analysis of the Ethical Base of War”, Social Sciences Faculty Journal, University of Kelaniya.

1994/95- “The Role of Scientific Management and the service class under the capitalist of Production. A social Philosophical critism”, ‘Kalamanakarana’ A Publication by Commerce Society of the University of Kelaniya.

1994       -“Philosophy of Property. An Introduction”, “Chinthana” Annual Student Journal of the University of Kelaniya.

1992       -“Philosophy of Nietzsche and Nazism”, Philosophical paper “The Journal of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Kelaniya.

Presentations at Conferences

2008       -“Stress Related illness of School Children in Sri Lanka.A survey of Advanced level Students”, International Conference on Social Sciences,University of Kelaniya.