Dr Owen Bowden-Jones, Consultant Psychiatrist

Consultant Psychiatrist


Dr Owen Bowden-Jones is the Smart Clinics Lead Consultant Psychiatrist with over 20 years’ experience in general and substance misuse psychiatry in both NHS and private practice. In 2010 he founded the Club Drug Clinic, offering treatment specifically for those using ‘club’ drugs such as cocaine, ketamine, MDMA, GHB/GBL and novel psychoactive substances.

Other roles include national clinical adviser to Public Health England.

Background and Experience

He trained as a general psychiatrist on the St Mary’s and Charing Cross Scheme and has worked in the following areas: general psychiatry, psychotherapy, childhood and adolescence, old age, eating disorders and addictions. He is a visiting consultant at the Roehampton Priory.

Owen is an Honorary Professor at University College London and has been lecturing for many years at many London teaching hospitals. He has an Masters in Clinical Psychiatric Research from Imperial College.

Owen prides himself on his holistic approach to psychological problems and uses both medication and psychotherapy in treating his patients at The Smart Clinics.

Owen is based from the Smart Clinics South Kensington clinic on Thursdays.

Articles and Published Papers

In 2016 he published a book ‘The Drug Conversation’ – a guide to help parents discuss drugs with their children/teens. Owen has appeared widely in the media discussing mental health problems and ways to tackle them.

For more information see https://owenbowdenjones.com


Specialist Areas

  • Addiction Treatment – including alcohol, drugs and behavioural addictions

  • Affective Disorders – including depression, bipolar affective disorder and cyclothymia

  • Anxiety and social phobia

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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