Department of Counseling Psychology

Assistant Professor

Basanshrieh, M, Grace

Ms. Basanshrieh lectures in Developmental Psychology, HIV/AIDS Counselling, Marriage & Family Therapy and takes Psychological Testings. She completed her Masters in Counseling Psychology from MLCU. She has completed her M.Phil in Community Mental Health. Ms. Basanshrieh conducted an Analytical study on Socio-demographic and clinical profile of patients attending a private psychiatric referral hospital in Meghalaya. She also has a Masters in Divinity from Lakeview Bible College and Seminary, Chennai.

Assistant Professor
Debbie Zothanpari

Dr. Zothanpari has completed her PhD in Psychology from MLCU, and MPhil in Psychology from Christ University, Bangalore and MSc in Counselling Psychology, Montfort College, Bangalore. Her interest area in counselling are young adults, family and couples. Currently pursuing her PhD on Experience of meaning in life. It’s an Existential approach looking at different levels of experience and existence that people are inevitably confronted. She teaches Individual counselling, Group counselling, Health Psychology and Developmental Psychology. Currently she is in the process of developing Play Therapy course.

Assistant Professor
Kharbhih ,Porsara Mesha J
Ms. Kharbhih has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Counselling Psychology since August 2011. She lectures in Abnormal Psychology, Industrial Psychology,Research Methodology, Group Counselling Practical, Individual Counselling Practical, Research Group Supervision. She completed her MPhil in Community Mental Health from Martin Luther Christian University. She has had work experience as a counsellor in a College in Shillong and as a teacher in a school.


Assistant Professor
Longkumer, Ningsangrenla
Ms. Longkumer is an Assistant Professor in the Counselling Psychology Department of Martin Luther Christian University since September 2014. She lectures in Basic Psychological Processes, Health Psychology, Experimental Psychology, Individual Counselling, and Group Counsellling. She completed her Masters in Psychology from CMR College Autonomous, Bangalore. She has had work experience as the District Community Mobiliser, in charge of ASHA Programme (Dimapur ) ,under Dept. of Health & Family Welfare, Nagaland. (2012-2013).

Assistant Professor

Khyriem, Bansara
Ms. Khyriem had been the University Counsellor since September 2014. She completed her Masters in Counselling Psychology from Martin Luther Christian University in the year 2012.

Lyngkhei, Alcydalyne

Ms. Alcydalyne Lyngkhei is a Lecturer in the Department of Counselling Psychology. She has completed her MPhil in Clinical Psychology. She has Worked as Adolescent Counsellor at Civil Hospital, Nongstoin (NHRM) and has also worked as Counsellor at the Dept of Social Welfare Observation Home cum Special Home and Shelter Home for Women in need of Care and Protection.

Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, while upholding and conserving its bio-cultural heritage, by providing knowledge and skills that will enable our students to become global citizens and by recognizing the Christian legacy of the University and its commitment to Christian institutions and the Christian community.

Our Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

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