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Dr Amritash Rai

Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist - Clinical Director & Co-founder, Childrenplus

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.