Talapatra is a Well-Known Psychological counsellor. After compliting
her M.A. she also added B.SC., B.Ed. & L.L.B to her list of
qualification. This was apart from the several courses on
psychological counselling & psycotherapy. She had attended to
equip herself in her chosen field. Dipa has also contributed through
her writings in publications such as Ananda Bazar Patrika, Ananda
Mela, Nabokallol, Manorama, Gharoa, Daily Basumati, Safallya,
Uttaran, Natun Prithibi, Tatya Kendra, Book Tabu prerona &
others. Her programme on the radio includes Mahila Mahal (
Akashbani), FM (Rainbow), FM (Amar). She is a green card holder of
Doordarshan kolkata and had conducted a programme for Doordarshan
Kolkata on Aids in 1994 with the founder of Doorbar Dr. S.Jana.
With her experience of over thirteen years as a Psychological Counsellor she has successfullydealt with quite a few critical patients who had suffered from severe mental problems. She is also associated as a judge of Lok Adalat which is a state legal services Authority of West Bengal for the last 14 years. In the little spare time she has, she spends on recitation, singing & acting.