Baobab Centre for Young Survivors in Exile – Surviving violence, creating hope, rebuilding lives


Tony Jaffa

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Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist (volunteer) and Baobab Trustee

A few words about me

I am a medical doctor, a psychiatrist. I have worked with a number of refugee charities over many years. I am trained in treatment for trauma.

What does your role at Baobab involve?

I have two roles. One is as Trustee. The other is as Psychiatrist which involves me carrying out assessments and giving opinions on the mental health and treatment needs of young people.

What is your desert island book or music?

A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry.

What 3 words would you use to describe Baobab?

Caring. Commitment. Community.