Pooja Prabhavalkar Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Fergusson College, Pune
has received her Master of Arts degree in clinical psychology from Savitribai Phule Pune University. She has nine years of teaching experience at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She has taught at esteemed institutions such as Fergusson College in Pune and Mithibai College of Arts in Mumbai. She is currently pursuing her PhD, and her research is in the area of body image among young women and the impact of body dissatisfaction on one’s psychological well-being. Her areas of research interest include child welfare, students’ mental health, and adolescent issues and concerns.