The department was established in 1977. There are five faculty members in the department and all of them have Ph D qualification. Three of them are recognized research guides of the University of Kerala. The department conducts the B.Sc degree course in Psychology. A counseling centre functions in the department. Recently the department established collaboration with HLL Life Care Ltd, Aakkulam. The department already has collaboration with State Institute of Mentally Handicapped and State Mental Health Centre.