David Kopacz

David R. Kopacz, MD works as a psychiatrist at Seattle VA in primary care mental health integration. In his clinical work, he has been developing a holistic health class and a hero’s journey class, using mythology, narrative, culture, poetry, and art to help Veterans return home after military service. David is an education champion with the national VA Office of Patient-Centered Care & Cultural Transformation, where he teaches Whole Health to VA staff across the USA. He is board-certified in psychiatry and holistic & integrative medicine and is an assistant professor at the University of Washington. He has worked in many different practice settings, including holistic private practice, community mental health, and as clinical director of Buchanan Rehabilitation Centre in Auckland, New Zealand. David is the author of Re-humanizing Medicine: A Holistic Framework for Transforming Your Self, Your Practice, and the Culture of Medicine (2014), and with co-author Joseph Rael (Beautiful Painted Arrow) Walking the Medicine Wheel: Healing Trauma & PTSD (2016), and Becoming Medicine: Pathways of Initiation into a Living Spirituality (2020).

 

Keep up with David's blog: beingfullyhuman.com

 

 

 

 

 

See more of David's work below:

See David's Work:

Books:

Becoming Medicine: Pathways of Initiation into a Living Spirituality, co-author Joseph Rael (Beautiful Painted Arrow) https://www.davidkopacz.com/becoming-medicine 


Walking the Medicine Wheel: Healing Trauma & PTSD, co-author Joseph Rael (Beautiful Painted Arrow) https://www.davidkopacz.com/walking-the-medicine-wheel 


Re-humanizing Medicine: A Holistic Framework for Transforming Your Self, Your Practice, and the Culture of Medicine https://www.davidkopacz.com/rehumanizing-

 

medicine 

Writing:

https://www.davidkopacz.com/published-articles

Kosmos: A Journal of Transformation


Poetry:

https://www.davidkopacz.com/poetry


Painting:

https://www.davidkopacz.com/painting


Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk7iT73WTnMJdBwWBAc8zIw 


http://www.walkingthemedicinewheel.com/videos/ 
 

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