Janine Robinson

Janine Robinson is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and a specialist in the field of autism in adults. She completed her DClinPsy at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College, London in 2000. She holds a part-time consultant role in an adult autism diagnostic clinic and is a National Specialty Adviser for autism with NHS England supporting the NHS Long-term Plan and the priorities identified for autism Janine has a long history in health education (Scotland) where, with colleagues and through wider consultation she played a key role in developing and commissioning autism education and training across the workforce with an emphasis on building autism capacity across mainstream services.

Janine contributes to clinical research, training and supervision in autism with the goal of improving identification, diagnosis and autistic individuals’ experiences of the NHS and wider public services. She is currently the local (Cambridgeshire) PI of a national research project (UCL) seeking to improve diagnostic assessments of adults.


Understanding the links between autism, addictive behaviour, and substance use disorders – A Priority Setting Partnership


This presentation gives overall information about the aims and background of the study, and explains the method and the timeline of the project.