Consultant Psychiatrist in Southampton, Hampshire, offering private psychiatric treatment at clinics in Hampshire and London, specialising in working age psychiatry, and occupational health psychiatry including the treatment of all common mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, bipolar affective disorder, PTSD, substance misuse addiction, psychosis, and schizophrenia.
Dr Guy Roberts MBBS, BSc (Hons) Exp Path, MRCPsych, DipOccMed is an established NHS consultant psychiatrist dual accredited on the GMC Specialist Register in both adult and old age psychiatry. Dr Roberts works with an adult community mental health team in Andover, Hampshire, with Southern Health Foundation NHS Trust. He is also Lead Tutor for Winchester Undergraduate medical students for Southampton University.
In private practice he provides outpatient assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of common psychiatric disorders including depression, anxiety, panic disorder, phobias, bipolar affective disorder, postnatal depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, schizophrenia, psychosis and substance and alcohol misuse or dependence at clinics across Hampshire by appointment. He also provides inpatient assessment, diagnosis, and management of mood disorders, anxiety, and substance and alcohol misuse and dependence at The Manor Clinic, The Priory Southampton.
He also practices with Occupational Health Consultancy Ltd where he is Director of Mental Health.
A highly experienced private psychiatrist in Southampton and Wessex
Dr Roberts works with skilled therapists and nursing teams to provide excellent evidence based care. He works as prime carer in supporting and advocating a collaborative and informed choice and treatment plans for patients. He works in partnership with people or organisations that the patient consents to and always has a strong focus on recovery. Dr Roberts' special interest in occupational psychiatry also helps him to communicate effectively with employers and to support patients towards returning to work if that is what they wish.
Dr Roberts works separately within occupational health providing independent psychiatric opinions for employers with employees consent but in line with the independent opinion required. He does not provide prime care for these patients. He helps employers by helping their employees return to work and provide sustained effective employment. He also offers training and support to companies in the area of mental health to promote a healthy work place.
Dr Roberts' training and experience in psychiatry
Dr Roberts trained as a doctor at The Royal London Hospital and St Bartholomews Hospital in Whitechapel, London also completing an intercalated degree in experimental pathology. He then spent 18 months working in the East End of London before moving to Hampshire where he specialised as a psychiatrist gaining full membership of the Royal College Of Psychiatrists and accreditation with the GMC as a consultant specialist in adult and old age psychiatry. During his training he gained a Diploma in Occupational Medicine reinforcing his views of the importance of a recovery focus. Dr Roberts chose to work predominantly with psychiatry of working age adults.
Whilst completing his training in Wessex Dr Roberts gained experience within adult psychiatry, old age psychiatry, learning disability and forensic psychiatry settings. Dr Roberts has a special interest in occupational psychiatry.
Dr Roberts is a recognised provider for all major health insurance companies including Bupa, AXA PPP, Cigna and Simply Health.
Private psychiatric treatment in London and Hampshire
Mental health problems and psychiatric illnesses are common problems with 1 in 4 adults at one point in their life, but symptoms often go unrecognised by the patient or their loved ones or colleagues. Problems with mood, burn out, irritability, concentration, attention, flash backs, drinking, drug taking, libido and sex drive changes, anxiety, or panic can all be related. Psychosis in which reality and unreality blur even can occur at times. This may include experiencing the sound of voices, or other perceptions that are not seen/heard or sensed by others. Assessment, diagnosis, and effective treatment can now be easily sought. Treatments such as antidepressants, antipsychotics, anxiolytics, CBT, psychological therapies, alcohol or substance misuse or dependence, and detox programmes can all seem like a minefield. Dr Roberts can help navigate the recovery journey through these ensuring that you receive only the best and most effective treatments, individually tailored for you.
Dr Roberts provides outpatient care of patients with
2. Anxiety/Panic Disorder
3. Bipolar Affective Disorder
6. Substance and Alcohol Misuse and Dependence
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