Originally from India, Dr. Kailash Jaitly came to the U.S. after receiving his masters degree in psychology and Honors Degree in philosophy at the University of Lucknow in northern India (less than 150 miles from Nepal and the Himalayan Mountains). Dr. Jaitly continued his education at the University of Colorado, Harvard University, and the University of Denver where he received his doctorate in psychology.
Active in the field of psychology for decades, Dr. Kailash most recently has been a university professor and director of health/medical psychology. Not only is “Dr. KJ” one of our presenters, but he is our technical adviser, too, since much of our material is in the field of psychology. Over the years, Dr. Jaitly has been on the Board of Directors of numerous organizations dedicated to health care, and he has taught at a variety of universities and colleges in Colorado.
A clinical psychologist, Dr. Kailash has been especially dedicated to reform in child and adolescent mental health services. In fact, he spent a good portion of his professional career as the director of the Division of Child Psychiatry at the Colorado Mental Health Institute in Pueblo, Colorado.
Dr. Jaitly is a life member of the American Psychological Association.