Adrian Owen Williams
Expert representative for Non-medical Prescribing in Children and Young People, Trauma, ADHD and Attachment Disorder
(MEd, PGDip (Counselling and Psychotherapy), Independent Non-Medical Prescriber, RMN, EMDR Therapist, 3Di Assessor Autism Independent)
Adrian is originally from Anglesey and, as a second language, speaks fluent Welsh. As a Mental Health Nurse Consultant Adrian has worked in Adult Acute, Psychiatric Intensive Care, Youth Offending Services, Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Developmental Paediatrics. He has been the Lead Practitioner for ADHD & ASD at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. Currently he works in both private and NHS sectors working as a specialist in treating neurodevelopmental disorders, a qualified EMDR Therapist for both adults and children, a 3Di Autistic Spectrum Assessor, and an Independent Non-Medical Prescriber V300 in developmental paediatrics and psychiatry. He has extensive experience in ADHD treatment optimization through medication. Using EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Rehabilitation) he treats those with trauma, anxiety, performance anxiety, phobias and tic disorders/Tourette’s Syndrome with Habit Reversal Therapy. Through Psychodynamic Counselling he also treats depression, stress, low self-esteem, and panic attacks.
He published widely on trauma, ADHD and Attachment Disorder. He has spoken at many UK and international conferences and has chaired a European Mental Health Nurses Conference. He has sat on conference scientific committees and a number of pharmaceutical advisory boards. He has responded on behalf of the RCN on several NICE Guidelines including ADHD and ASD. He is also an assessor for therapeutic use exemption for sports and athletics, including professional footballers.