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 Japnoor Garcha

Japnoor Garcha

Research student, School of Psychology

Email
garchaj@cardiff.ac.uk
Campuses
Tower Building, 70 Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT

Overview

Research Summary

My research interests are on Children on the Autism Spectrum of Disorders with particular emphasis on Well Being in children with focus on the factors impacting well being and to find out the degree to which factors affecting well being vary in typically and atypically developing populations.

Biography

Undergraduate Education - Bachelor of Arts Psychology Honours ( MCM DAV College for Women, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India).

Postgraduate Education - Masters of Arts Psychology (MCM DAV College for Women , Panjab University, Chandigarh, India).

Awards/External Committees
  • Consecutively won 1st prize in Inter college Psychology Debate for 2 years in Chandigarh.
  • 3rd prize in Inter college psychology quiz in 2016 in Chandigarh
Employment

2020 - Present - PsychAssist57 - Online Blog, guidance, mentoring, coaching and mental health counselling for teenagers, young adults and parents.

August -October, 2019 - Government Medical College & Hospital -32 - Senior Intern

June-July , 2018 - Dayanand Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana - Psychology Intern

December 2015- January 2016 - Mindplus & Mindfirst , Ludhiana  - Junior Intern

Research

Research interests

Relationship between parental control & psychosocial difficulties in young female adults ; Effects of Bullying on Stress, Anxiety & Depression in Middle school students ; Relationship of Academic Motivation with Procrastination , Academic Achievement & Executive Functioning in Young Adults

My research interests are focused on children especially those with neurodevelopmental disorders such as Autism Spectrum Disorder and the impact of social and environmental factors on their daily life and functioning.

Research Group

Developmental and Health

Thesis

Factors Affecting Well Being in Children on the Autism Spectrum Disorders