Staff Profile

Dr Anita Shrivastava Kashi SFHEA


Dr Anita Kashi holds an MA in Clinical Psychology from Agra University, an MPhil in Medical and Social Psychology, and a PhD in Clinical Psychiatry from the Central University of Psychiatry (Ranchi, India). She is a Professional Life Member of the Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists, and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK).

Dr Aniya teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and covers Individual Differences in Psychology, Counselling and Psychological Therapies, Positive Psychology, and Applied Neuropsychology in Education. Her research interests includes Schizotypy, Stigma and Labelling in Mental Illness, Humour and Individual Difference, Stress Coping Strategies, and Positive Psychology.

  • PhD (Clinical Psychology), Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi, India       
  • M Phil (Medical & Social Psychology), Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi, India
  • M.A. (Clinical Psychology), Agra University, Agra, India     
Membership of professional bodies and associations
  • Professional life member of Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists, India
  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK)
Award of Merit / Scholarship
  • Awarded National scholarship for BA merit list, Agra University, Agra, India
  • Innovation Award for Teaching and Learning 2013 of Middlesex University Dubai.

Research Interests
  • Schizotypy
  • Stigma and labeling in mental illness,
  • Humor and individual difference
  • Help seeking behavior and stress coping strategies
  • Positive psychology

South East Asian Journal of Psychology

Recent publications

Lamba, N., Bhatia, A., Shrivastava, A., & Raghavan, A. (2021). Religious factors affecting death anxiety in older adults practicing Hinduism. Death Studies, 1-9‏

Bertl,B., Andrzejewski, D., Hyland, L.,  Shrivastava, A.,Douglas Russell, D., Pietschnig,J.(2019). My grade, my right: linking academic entitlement to academic performance. Social Psychology of Education,22,  775–793

Mendonca, C., Shrivastava, A. Pietschnig, J. (2018).The effect of adaptive capacity, culture and employment status on happiness among married expatriate women residing in Dubai. 
Current Psychology, 1-9  DOI 10.1007/s12144-018-9832-8

Shrivastava, A., Pietschnig, J., Yousuf, A., & Kassie, S. (2017). Influencing factors of materialism among residents of the UAE: The role of mortality salience and spirituality. Journal of Articles in Support of the Null Hypothesis13, 114-122.

Shrivastava, A., & Pietschnig, J. (2015). There are many facets of stigmatization: Cross-cultural evidence from four samples in the United Arab Emirates. Indian Journal of Clinical Psychology, 42, 94-101.

Shrivastava, A., & Burianova, A. (2014). Attachment Styles, Physical Proximity, and Relational Satisfaction. Aviation Psychology and Applied Human Factors4, 106-112.

Shrivastava, A., Ogbaghebriel, A., Tewolde, Y. & Gebretensae, H. (2014) Knowledge, attitude towards HIV/AIDS, and sexual behavioural change: A study on selected Eritrean college students. Journal of Research in Medical Education & Ethics4, 71-77.

Faculty Members

Dr Lynda Hyland CPsychol AFBPsS SFHEA
Dr Lynda Hyland CPsychol AFBPsS SFHEA
Senior Lecturer Psychology, Head of the Careers and Employability Department
Seada A. Kassie FHEA
Seada A. Kassie FHEA
Lecturer Psychology
Aditi Bhatia FHEA MSc MBPsS
Aditi Bhatia FHEA MSc MBPsS
Lecturer Psychology
Dr Nishtha Lamba CPsychol SFHEA
Dr Nishtha Lamba CPsychol SFHEA
Senior Lecturer Psychology, Founder and Head of Social Psychology Research Lab