Will Van Derveer, MD
Will Van Derveer, MD is the founder and medical director of the Integrative Psychiatric Healing Center in Boulder, CO, where he has practiced integrative psychiatry for 14 years. Dr. Van Derveer is a diplomate of the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine since 2013, and the new American Board of Integrative Medicine (ABoIM) since 2016. He is course director for the University of Colorado psychiatry residents course on integrative psychiatry.
Dr. Van Derveer regards emotional trauma as a significant root cause of psychiatric symptoms in integrative psychiatry practice, along with gut issues, hormone imbalances, inflammation, mitochondrial dysfunction, and other functional medicine problems. He provides to most of his patients somatic psychotherapy for trauma recovery. Trained as a meditation instructor, he teaches mindfulness to his patients.
In addition to his clinical work, he recently completed a Phase II randomized clinical trial of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for treatment-resistant post-traumatic stress disorder.
He lives in Boulder with his wife and daughter.