WELLNESS - CHECK program was
developed as part of a research project carried out by Dr.
Seema Mehrotra as the Principal Investigator and funded by
the Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi.
Dr. Seema Mehrotra currently serves as Professor of
Clinical Psychology and In Charge of Positive Psychology
Unit at the Department of Clinical Psychology at the
National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences,
Dr. Seema also runs a positive
mental health clinic called FLOURISH at the NIMHANS Center
for Well Being. She has developed preventive and promotive
intervention program modules for young adults in the
community. She has acted as primary supervisor of research
at M Phil and PhD levels for more than two dozen scholars
and has led research projects funded by ICMR, ICSSR and
CSIR and has published papers in national and
international peer reviewed, indexed journals and authored
chapters in books. Her areas of research include mental
health promotion, application of positive psychology using
a public health framework and digital interventions for
Dr. Jyotsna Agrawal, her colleague
in the Positive Psychology Unit, and Assistant Professor
at the Department of Clinical Psychology was involved in
the initial phase of this project in supporting the
development of Wellness - Check Program.
Dr. Neha Swami worked as the
Research Staff for this Indian Council of Social Science
Research (ICSSR) funded project and provided valuable
support in the development and deployment of
Wellness-Check web and mobile based applications.
The Wellness Check team is
provided technology assistance by its collaborators
Professor T. K. Srikanth at the E-Health Research Center
of the International Institute of Information Technology,
Bangalore (IIIT-B) and his technology team.