Dr. Damera Vijayalakshmi Psychologist in Kakinada

Dr. Damera Vijayalakshmi

Psychologist, Kakinada

M.A., L.L.M., M.Ed., Ph. D (Psy.), Ph.D. (Edn.), N.L.P.

  • 36 Years Experience
  • 1 Private Practice


Career Experience:
Present Occupation:
  • Principal, Pragathi College of Education, Peddapuram, 2010-till date.  
  • Managing Partner @ Strategies, Options and Solutions (S.O.S.), Kakinada.
  • Visiting Faculty for JNTUK for Sports Psychology in the Department of Life Sciences
Academic and Administrative Experience:
  • Principal, Kakinada College of Education from 2007-2010
  • Organizer & Director of Sarvodaya Educational Institutes from March 2007 to August 2010.  (Kakinada Public School, Kakinada College of Education, Kakinada Teacher Training Institute, and Kakinada Nursery Teacher Training Institute)
  • Visiting Team Member of NCTE-South and inspected over 75 colleges in Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu from 2005
  • Director of Vidyavan College of Education from May 2002 to March 2007.
  • Lecturer in Psychology at Sandhya Institute of Physiotherapy, Kakinada -2001-2002
  • Lecturer in Psychology at SJES College of Education, Bangalore- May 1995 to June 1998
  • Vice Principal at Blue Bells School, Kakinada - June 1990 to April 1995.
  • Teacher at  Blue Bells School, Kakinada -June 1987 to April 1990
  • Languages : English, Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada


  • Psychology


  • 26 Years in Educational Administration, Education and Training Psychological Counseling, Consulting Services, R&D and Social Service


  • Approved by the Rehabilitation Psychologist (RCI) in 2007
  • NET:National Eligibility Testing (NET) for J.R.F. and Lectureship in 1996.
  • Master of Education (65%) in 1995 through Annamalai University.
  • Bachelor of Education (65.87%) in 1992 through Annamalai University
  • Masters (58%) in 1986 in Psychology at Bangalore University.
  • Bachelors in the prestigious Jyothi Nivas College with Psychology, Economics, Sociology (61.37%) in 1984.
  • Certified Practitioner in N.L.P. - N.F.N.L.P. (USA), 2012.
  • Certified Master Trainer in N.L.P. - N.F.N.L.P. (USA), 2012.
  • Certified Zone trainer (ZTWS) – Junior Chamber International
  • L.L.B. - Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Law, 2013

Practice Information

Private Practice Information

Strategies, Options & Solutions

Strategies, Options & Solutions

2-1-46, Sri Rangarayanim Residency, Srinagar, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh - 533003


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  • (+91) 9848536433, (+91) 9848740000

Achievements & Contributions

  • Research (Ph.D.s):·Registered for Doctoral Research in Education from AndhraUniversity in 2008. Tentative topic title -  “Smart Colleges of Education- a New Paradigm (Culture OF Excellence & Ethics of the Teacher Educators in the Colleges of Education in Andhra University)”.
  • Ph.D. in Psychology - Andhra University, 2004. Topic -  “Parenting Styles and Nurturance: The influence of Adolescent Perceptions on Psycho Social Development”.
  • Awards & Achievements in Service:Outstanding Best President and Best Secretary of Lions Club Kakinada.
  • Received Outstanding Awards at Lions Club, Zone, Regional and District Level.
  • Lions International Presidents Appreciation Certificate received twice.
  • Felicitations by various organizations like JNTU, Lions, N.G.O.’s, and other service organizations etc
  • Paper Presentations“Parenting styles as perceived by adolescent males and its relation to coping behaviour”- presented at NCRCP 2000, AIIMS, New Delhi.
  • “Psychological problems of women” a Family Counseling Centre based study in Kakinada- presented at NAOP 2000, Andhra University, Vishakapatnam.
  • Offenses against women- the role of Family Counseling Centre”- presented at national seminar on Crime in India, Department of Criminal Justice 2000, Andhra University, Vishakapatnam.
  • “Role of ICT in Education today” - Intel, Teach the Future2000