Dr Amritash Rai one of the founders and the Clinical Director of Childrenplus. Amritash is an experienced Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist who has worked in Psychiatry across Public and Private Settings across three countries (Australia, UK and India). Amritash completed MBBS from UCMS Delhi (1997) and an MD in Psychiatry from MAMC (2001). He went on to complete his higher training in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry CCT - 2008) in Nottingham UK. He also holds the MRCPsych - UK (2005), FRANZCP - Australia (2016), DipMEdSci with Distinction - Nottingham, UK (2005). Amritash has worked in Psychiatry for 25 years and has been a consultant child & adolescent psychiatrist since 2008. His experience as a Psychiatrist extends through England and Australia in both inpatient and outpatient settings, including rural and remote settings.
He has been approved trainer with the Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK as well as Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.
He has set up and led a number of services including Eating Disorders, Autism Assessment and led transition to electronic record keeping in a previous role. All of his roles have involved working in multidisciplinary teams with psychologists providing assessment and psychological therapy to children and adolescents. Amritash firmly believes that a thorough assessment is the first step to understanding and resolution of problems.
Vishal - one of the founders and CEO of Childrenplus, is a Noida based postgraduate in business management with a marketing specialization and holds a degree in Law. He is an alumnus of DPS, Mathura Road and St. Stephen’s College, Delhi. He has been associated with the medical industry for last 25 years wherein he has been instrumental in setting up or upgrading more than 75 blood banks in North & East India as well as has more than 4 years of experience in Home Healthcare segment.
Vishal is also the founding trustee of Working People Production, a registered charitable trust, working in the field of promotion of theatre and films, as we all are well aware that theatre can aid, and offer a wealth of benefits such as confidence building, physical communication, improved memory, and teamwork. To this end, they have worked extensively with children and have staged plays at Sri Ram Centre, Mandi House, Delhi, and have produced some internationally award-winning short films.
Shailly holds a Master Degree in English Literature and Bachelor’s degree in Education. She is a learning pedagogue and brings over 20 years of rich experience in imparting education and training to children from between 5 and 14 to the Childrenplus Leadership team. Based in Noida and trained in New Delhi, she enables students to become independent, lifelong learners and promotes intercultural awareness to foster tolerance, respect, and empathy. Shailly truly believes that early childhood is the most critical period when the foundation for lifelong development is laid and requires special care in enabling an environment rich in learning experiences.