As we face unprecedented cases of depression and anxiety worldwide psychiatric providers are having to ask difficult questions about why our current pharmacological interventions aren’t solving the problem. In The Future of Psychiatry, you’ll get answers from two thought leaders in the field with a revolutionary framework and treatment map about the causes of mental illness and the evidence-based interventions that can make a difference. This course introduces the latest integrative approaches to common psychiatric disorders enabling you to diagnose and treat underlying causes of mental illness that are often overlooked.
A truly integrative model includes the best of evidence-based alternative practices while leveraging the discoveries of psychopharmacology in a judicious and responsible way. Utilizing an easy to understand framework, you’ll be introduced to the principles of integrative psychiatry in the areas of functional medicine, body-mind medicine, and lifestyle medicine aimed at treating the root causes of mental illness.
This course is really designed for the practitioner who wants to know more about effective mental health treatments when medications fail or yield unsatisfactory results. You will learn the tenants of integrative psychiatry and how to practice in a safe and effective way. You’ll get an overview of the evidence connecting inflammation with mental health disorders, a review of the gut-brain axis, go-to supplements for mental health, and so much more.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Integrative Psychiatric Institute. The University of Colorado School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Colorado School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In order to obtain your CME/CE credit for this course, you will need to take and pass the CME quiz and complete a CME evaluation after watching the video. The quiz and evaluation will be linked under the video. CME/CE credits are issued by University of Colorado Medical School directly to the practitioner, via email, once per month. You will receive an emailed certificate from University of Colorado as proof of your CME/CE credit within a month of completing this course.Purchase Single Course
Keith Kurlander, MA, LPC
Keith Kurlander, MA, LPC is the Co-founder of the Integrative Psychiatry Institute (IPI) along with Will Van Derveer, MD. He brings a professional and personal passion toward the innovation and evolution of the field of psychiatry. He graduated Naropa University in 2005 with a master’s degree in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology. As a Partner of Boulder Psychotherapy Services, he has practiced integrative psychotherapy for over a decade. After years of treating highly complex patients, as well as a personal journey of overcoming complex trauma and mood-related issues, he turned toward integrative psychiatric practices as a key component to achieving mental health and understanding the healing process.
In 2014 he founded Higher Practice, an online company with the mission to empower therapists to achieve their highest potential in private practice. Keith believes mental health professionals are catalysts for positive social change and, therefore, are key influencers in uplifting consciousness and alleviating unnecessary suffering. With this in mind, he designed Higher Practice to provide mental health professionals with innovative clinical trainings for continuing education, as well as the most comprehensive business course available for those pursuing private practice.
Will Van Derveer, MD
Will Van Derveer, MD is Co-Founder of Integrative Psychiatry Institute (IPI). He co-created IPI as an expression of what he stands for. First, that anyone can heal, and second that we medical providers must embrace our own healing journeys in order to fully command our potency as healers. Dr. Van Derveer spent the last 20 years innovating and testing a comprehensive approach to addressing psychiatric challenges which transcends the conventional model he learned in medical school at Vanderbilt University and residency at University of Colorado, while deeply engaging his own healing path.
He founded the Integrative Psychiatric Healing Center in 2001 in Boulder, CO, where he currently practices. Dr. Van Derveer regards unresolved emotional trauma as the most significant root cause of psychiatric symptoms in integrative psychiatry practice, along with gut issues, hormone imbalances, inflammation, mitochondrial dysfunction, and other functional medicine challenges. He is trained in Somatic Experiencing, EMDR, Internal Family Systems, and other psychotherapy techniques. His current clinical passion is psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy, which he mentors interested doctors in providing. An avid meditator, he has been a meditation instructor since 2004.