Bijon Baroi
Department of Psychology

Biography of Bijon Baroi

Bijon Baroi

Email: bijonbaroi@psychology.jnu.ac.bd 

Office: 9-10, Chittaranjan Avenue, Dhaka-1100, Bangladesh

Phone: +880 1930 424380

Research Interests: Mental health problems, Cognitive function, and Psychological interventions

Training Areas: Counseling and Psychotherapy

Assistant Professor of Psychology


Publications and External Links:

ORCID ID: orcid.org/0000-0002-0525-6377

ResearchGate: researchgate.net/profile/Bijon-Baroi

Google Scholar: Bijon Baroi

Web of Science ResearcherID: https://www.webofscience.com/wos/author/record/JMQ-9553-2023

Linkedln: linkedin.com/in/bijon-baroi-129430192


Bijon Baroi is attached as an Assistant Professor to the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Life and Earth Sciences, Jagannath University, Bangladesh. Mr. Baroi obtained an M.Sc. (Thesis) degree with a specialization in Clinical and Counseling Psychology in 2018 and a B.Sc. (Honors) degree in Psychology in 2017 from Jagannath University, Bangladesh. He secured the first position in both the M.Sc. and B.Sc. Examinations. Before joining as a faculty, he had worked as an MHPSS Psychologist at the Humanitarian Crisis Management Program (HCMP), BRAC. He completed his internship as a Trainee Clinical Psychologist at Sir Salimullah Medical College and Mitford Hospital, Bangladesh. His main research areas are mental health problems, cognitive function, and psychological interventions. To his credit, Mr. Baroi has published 18 scientific articles in national and international peer-reviewed journals, where some are published in SCOPUS indexed and impact factor journals. Simultaneously, he has adapted several psychometric questionnaires into Bangla language. He has been supervising thesis projects for both Bachelor's and Master's Degrees and clinical cases for trainee psychologists. He is a director and associate project director of several fully-funded research projects. In addition, he has been working as a clinical supervisor at the Jagannath University Counseling Centre. Mr. Baroi also works as assistant editor of the Jagannath University Journal of Psychology (JnUJP) and associate editor of MONOKOTHA (A psychology concept-based yearly magazine). Furthermore, he is a content writer and training facilitator regarding mental health, counseling, psychotherapy, and quantitative research approach.

Current courses: 

  • Adult Mental Health Problems
  • Areas and Processes of Counseling
  • Methods of Psychological Research
  • Workplace Counseling
  • Theories of Learning
  • Biological Psychology
  • Professional Issues in Education and Developmental Psychology

Research areas: 

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Psychoeducation
  • Execeutive function 
  • Psychological distress
  • Scale adaptation and validation
  • Pretest-posttest study design
  • Adults

Extra-curriculum activities:

  • Guidance
  • Playing cricket
  • Voluntary activities

Hobbies: 

  • Travelling
  • Reading
  • Listening to music