Dr Jai Shree Adhyaru

Team Lead, Grenfell Trauma Service for Children & Adolescents
@ Grenfell NHS Health & Wellbeing Service

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Dr Jai Shree Adhyaru currently works for the NHS Grenfell Health & Wellbeing Service, as the Team Manager for Children and Young People’s Trauma Service that was established following the fire at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2018 and also as Head of Clinical Practice for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. As a Counselling Psychologist, Jai applies her socio-political underpinnings from her PGDip in Community Education and MA in Community and Criminal Justice to set up and implement high quality services that focus on whole system approaches to individual treatment. Jai also offers specialist supervision and treatment in a range of treatment modalities. Jai has a strong record of setting up services for young people presenting with high risk, complex emotional and behavioural problems in a range of settings including youth justice, health and social care and has spent over 10 years working within the gold standard evidenced based model, Multisystemic Therapy. This experience is emphasised in Jai application of ongoing service evaluation alongside a robust quality assurance framework that works to improve outcomes for clients, especially those who have previously experienced difficulties in accessing and staying engaged with more clinic-based services. Jai has a strong interest in research, specialising in burnout prevention and self care among helping professionals, an area operationalised in the planning and delivery of the Grenfell post disaster recovery strategy.