Dr Amit Chakraborty

Counselling Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Mental Health Activist

Dr Chakraborty is an eminent psychologist, who popularized the concept of Psychological Counselling through electronic media. He has participated in thousands of radio and television programmes, is well known for the legendary radio talk-show "Moner Kachakachi" broadcast between 1997 and 1999 from AIR-FM and regular television show "Moner Kachakachi" aired between 2002 and 2005 on Tara TV channel and "Moner Katha" between 2007 and 2009 on NE Bangla News Channel. Dr Chakraborty has authored several books on popular psychology for Bengali speaking population. These include Books on child development, IQ and its measurement, psychology for adolescents etc. He co-edits "Moner Katha", the only Bengali magazine on Mental Health. Recipient of the National Award for Science Popularization for the year 2000, Dr Amit Chakraborty also served as a Fellow of Vigyan Prasar, Government of India between 2002 and 2005.

Dr Amit Chakraborty's recent book on Mental Health published by _Parul Prokashani, Kolkata. The topics included are Anxiety, Tension, Depression, Delusion, Mental Retardation, Autism, Hyperactive problems, Mental problems in childhood, adolescence, Middle Age and Old Age, Loneliness, Sleep Disorder, Dreams and so on.

His latest books are on 'Child psychology' and 'happiness'.

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