has worked in mental health, social care and education for over
18 years. She started her career in forensic psychiatry working
in a medium secure unit in London. She has worked with different
client groups including adults with mild to moderate learning disabilities,
Autistic Spectrum Disorders, challenging behaviours, as well as
those with severe and enduring mental health issues.
In 1999 Vaijayanti moved to the West Midlands, where
she obtained a further eight-years’ experience as a Mental
Health Social Worker within day services. From 2008 she used her
experience and knowledge to promote and develop her position as
the Mental Health Coordinator for the local Further Education College.
This position involved teaching self- help skills to young people
with both diagnosed mental health issues and on-going emotional
and psychological problems.
Trained in CBT and Behavioural Family Therapy, she
has a teaching qualification as well has her degree in Psychology.
She now uses her education and experience to train other professionals
working in health, social care and education. As well as running
her own training company, she is also an associate trainer for MIND,
Ratcliffe Consultancy, and Acute