Dr Jai Shree Adhyaru

Consultant Psychologist, Operational & Clinical Lead Psychologist Afghan Evacuee Response
@ Centre for Anxiety, Stress & Trauma (CAST) Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Jai Shree Adhyaru
  • Bio

Dr Jai Shree Adhyaru is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist with around 20 years of experience in service development and direct work with children, young people and their families. Her focus in recent years has been to develop services set up in the wake of crises, in collaboration with local and newly arriving communities. In 2017 she was centrally involved in the development of the NHS Grenfell Health & Wellbeing Service for Children and Young People; in 2020 she set up a staff vaccination hub as part of the COVID-19 response and from 2021 she has worked within the Centre for Anxiety Stress and trauma (CAST) as Operational and Clinical Lead for the Afghan Evacuee response.

In addition to her NHS role, Jai offers consultancy to professionals on a range of topics and specialist supervision to support helping professionals in managing the emotional impact of working with people in distress. She has a strong research interest in wellbeing, staff support and burnout prevention. She also holds several roles with professional regulatory bodies including the Health and Care Professions Council and the British Psychological Society. Jai also guest lectures at the University of East London, is a member of the Youth Justice Board Parenting Forum, an Ambassador for The Brandon Centre, a member of the Prince’s Trust Safeguarding and an Advisory Board member for Hidden Strength, an app-based therapy platform for children and young people. Jai also has a special interest in working with technology that can support mental wellbeing. She completed the Digital Pioneer Fellowship with Digital Health London last year and offers guidance on the use of apps, virtual reality and augmented reality in clinical work.

  • My Previous Events

  • Supporting Refugees and Asylum Seekers

    • 06-07-2022
    • 08:45 - 16:00
    • Manchester Hall