Dr Owen Roberts

Consultant Psychiatrist

Areas of Expertise (conditions): ASD & ADHD with a special interest in Gender Dysphoria

Languages spoken: English & Welsh

Career History:
Dr Roberts was recently awarded the iWantGreatCare certificate of excellence in 2022 for
delivering outstanding care.
Dr Roberts previously served as the Clinical Director for Developmental Disorders for The
Priory Group in the UK, a role which required regular supervision of other Consultant
Psychiatrists dealing with patients diagnosed with developmental disorders, specifically

Dr Roberts is a Section 12(2) approved Consultant Psychiatrist with experience in many
aspects of Psychiatry, including (but not limited to) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
(ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), CAMHS, Learning Disabilities, Forensic Psychiatry,
Depression, Anxiety, Adjustment Disorder, and Gender Dysphoria. He completed his core
training in Psychiatry at Cardiff & Vale Local Health Board before moving on to higher
training in Psychiatry of Learning Disabilities with a special interest in CAMHS within the
Severn Deanery.

Since completing his psychiatric training at the Severn Deanery, Dr Roberts has worked as
the Consultant Psychiatrist at Southwick Park School in Gloucestershire (for children with
complex needs including autism spectrum disorder, severe learning disabilities, and severe
social, emotional and mental health difficulties) as well as Potterspury Lodge School in
Northamptonshire (for children with autism spectrum disorders, complex needs, and
associated behaviours).

Dr Roberts then went on to act as the Responsible Clinician/Consultant Psychiatrist for an
inpatient Locked Rehabilitation unit, primarily working with patients detained under the

MHA. In addition to this, his on-call duties covered three secure psychiatric units managing
all aspects of both learning disability and forensic psychiatry.

Associations: Royal College of Psychiatrists



MBBCh from Swansea School of Medicine

MSc in Operational Research from the London School
of Economics

BSc in Mathematics from Cardiff University

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