Qualifications (PhD/MPhil/MSSc/MA/BA Hons/Higher Diploma/Diploma) including Subjects

BA. Hons (USJ),  PhD. (USJ), (Dip in Counselling Psychology (SLMHF)

Ad. Dip in Psychotherapy (SLMHF), Dip in English (Aquinas)

Profile Statement

I received my first degree in Philosophy and Psychology with a first class and PhD in Psychology from University of Sri Jayewardanepura, Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapy, Sri Lanka Mental Health Foundation, Diploma in Counselling Psychology, Sri Lanka Mental Health Foundation, Diploma in English from Aquinas College, Colombo. I worked as a temporary lecturer in the University of Sri Jayewardanepura for one and half-year. Later, Joined the Department of Philosophy in 2011 as a probationary lecturer. Currently, I have been working as a senior lecture in the Department of Philosophy, attached to the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya. Moreover, I have been working as a visiting lecturer at the Department of Philosophy and Psychology in University of Sri Jayewardanepura, and as a resource person in Diploma in Counselling, Diploma in Rehabilitation and Correction, Diploma in Sport Management, Diploma in Buddhist Counselling in University of Kelaniya. Diploma in Criminology in University of Sri Jayewardanepura and I have been working as a resource person in National Police Academy, and I am contributing as an evaluator in Postgraduate faculties as well.  


Expertise Fields/ Research Interest

Personality Psychology, Psychology of Motivation, Abnormal Psychology, Counselling Psychology, Psychotherapy, Humanistic and Existential Psychology.




“Perception (Philosophical and Psychological Analysis)”, Author, 2010.
“Personality and Personality Development” Streamline Ads and Publishers, 693/D, Daham Mawatha Heiyanthuduwa. 2017.
An Analysis of Violent against woman and  preventive methods, Sinduliya Journal, Sewa Wanitha Unit, Navy head quarters, Colombo, 2020.
A Psychological Study of Stress, Stressors, Consequences and Coping Methods, Essays in Philisophy and Psychology, In Honour of Professor Emeritus Daya Edirisinghe, Wathma Publishers, Dehiwala, 2019
A Study of Adolescents Suicide and Preventive Methods, Upadesana, 7th Volume, Ministry of Social Empowerment, Baththaramulla, 2017.
Psychological Analysis of Multiple Factors affecting Personality Development, Relative to Psychological Theories, Girihisa, volume, Essays in Honour of Most Ven. Senior Professor Kandegoda Wimaladhamma Thera. Department of Philosophy, University of Kelaniya. 2017
Psychological Study of How Sociocultural Changes and Modern Technology affect on Child and adolescent behavior, Chinthana Dhara, Philosophy and Psychological Society, University of Sri Jayewardenepura – 2013.
A Philosophical and Psychological Analysis of the Concept of Perception, Pāsādika Volume of Royal Pandith keerthi nārampanawa, Dharmavijayaloka maha viharaya, Pannipitiya. 2013
Psychological Study of Stress, Stressors, Consequences and Coping Methods, Philosophy and Psychology, Volume, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, 2012
Laughter the Best Medicine : Psychological Study of Physical, Mental and Social Benefits of Laughter, Charana Journal, Uiversity of Sri Jayewardanepura, Nugegoda – 2012.
Psychological  Analysis  of  “Telepathy”    Charana  Journal,  Uiversity  of  Sri Jayewardanepura, Nugegoda – 2011.
Philosophical and Psychological Introduction to Concept of perception, Keerthi Narampanawa Memorial Journal, S. Godage and Brothers, Colombo – 10. 2011.
Philosophical Analysis of Free Will, Baudda Achara Vidyawa, Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies, Puwakpitiya – 2010.
Why does man need a religion (Philosophical and Psychological Analysis), Samaya Adyayana, Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies, Puwakpitiya – 2009.
The Concept of Personality in Dhamma Education, Dhaham Eliya, Sri Somalankara Dhaham Pasala, Dehiwala – 2009


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