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About Psychiatry of Atlanta

Creatively using simple approaches and solutions that will change people lives.


Dr. Owens

Board-certified in Adult and General Psychiatry. Board-eligible in Forensic Psychiatry.

Dwight Antonio Owens, M.D., is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. He completed his early childhood and high school education in the Atlanta Public Schools. Dr. Owens obtained a BS in Biology from Morehouse College and a M.D. from Health Science Center at Syracuse for the Medical Doctorate. After obtaining his M.D. degree he attended Mercer University (Macon, Georgia) to complete an Internship in Family Medicine, and then returned to Syracuse to complete his formal residency training in Psychiatry. In his final year there, he served as the Chief Resident of the Adult and  HIV Psychiatry Programs. He furthered his studies at Emory University (Atlanta) in the Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Program. Dr. Owens is board-certified in Adult and General Psychiatry. He is board-eligible in Forensic Psychiatry.

Dr. Owens’ work experience includes both the general and forensic populations in metropolitan Atlanta. He has provided services at the Lee Arendale State Prison as a contract psychiatrist.  He’s also worked in both the DeKalb and Fulton County jail systems. Dr. Owens worked as a staff psychiatrist and clinical director for the Fulton County Department of Community Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Addictive Diseases for two years.  For five years, he served as Medical Director for this same agency.

Dr. Owens was a professor for the Osler Institute in Terre Haute, Indiana. He has served as an Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor for the Morehouse School of Medicine’s department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science.

As a practicing physician, Dr. Dwight A. Owens, has a respected voice in psychiatry that truly makes an impression.


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Why choose Psychiatry of Atlanta?

Psychiatry of Atlanta is the center of interventional psychiatry offering new treatment modalities for behavioral health.  Our Experts at our clinic Peachstate Psychiatric Services, Inc. specialize in providing optimal cross-cultural care to patients by understanding their overall physical, mental and spiritual health goals.

We Deliver Results

We pride ourselves in spending time with our patients, allowing us to find an accurate diagnosis and develop an appropriate plan for treatment.

The Key To Our Success

Peachstate Psychiatric Services is a leader in the healthcare industry and is consistently forging  new territory.  We take pride in exploring new innovative ways to treat mental illness.  The key to our success is possessing the ability to create an environment that is conducive for our patients to feel comfortable and provide them with the opportunity to gain insight about their illness.  All of these factors has proven to be the key to our overall success.

We Want To Change People's Lives

Everyone in the world is given the same amount of time in a day.  At Peachstate Psychiatric Services we make it a priority to use our time to change people’s lives.  We have served thousands of patients and we are proud of the many success stories that have been shared with us by our patients.  From helping troubled adolescents graduate to assisting seniors battling early signs of dementia we are determined to utilize every resource we can to make a difference.

Our Services

Our services include but are not limited to the following…

Independent Medical Evaluation
Veteran Services
Psychiatric Services

Meet Our Team

Meet Our Dynamic Team Of Professionals Who Are Here To Provide The Best Service And Care

James Belk
James Belk


Chief Financial Officer

Tanekquia Green
Tanekquia Green

Clinic Coordinator

Aleatha Lanier
Aleatha Lanier

Executive Administrator & Programs Coordinator

Jamil Davis
Jamil Davis

Nurse Practitioner

Justin Daniel
Justin Daniel

Insource Diagnostics Clinic Supervisor