About Dr. Lake

Dr. Lake is a Board certified psychiatrist practicing on the central California coast. He has lectured at annual meetings of the American Psychiatric Association and other national and international conferences on non-conventional and integrative mental health care. Dr. Lake is visiting assistant professor of medicine at the Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona School of Medicine and was previously on clinical faculty in the department of psychiatry and behavioral science at Stanford. He founded and chaired the American Psychiatric Association's Caucus on Integrative Psychiatry and is Chair emeritus of International Network of Integrative Mental Health. Dr. Lake is the author or editor of four textbooks on non-conventional mental health care: Chinese Medical Psychiatry: A Clinical Manual, (with Bob Flaws), Blue Poppy Press, 2000; Textbook of Integrative Mental Health Care, Thieme, 2006; and Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Mental Health Care (co-edited with David Spiegel), American Psychiatric Press, 2007, and Integrative Mental Health Care: A Therapist's Handbook, Norton, 2009.

For more information about Dr. Lake's background and publications see CV for Dr. Lake.

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