John Chardavoyne, MD

Academic Appointments

7/1/15-present Clinical Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
6/2013-6/30/15 Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
2012-5/2013 Clinical Instructor at the Yale University School of Nursing
2011-5/2013 Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine

Professional Positions

6/26/17-present Director of Outpatient Services. EDCare. Denver, CO
7/1/15-present Staff psychiatrist. EDCare (Formerly Eating Disorder Center of Denver), Denver, CO
2013-2017 Private Practice
3/24/14-6/30/15 Medical Director of the Outpatient Mental Health Clinic at the Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, CO
5/5/13-3/23/14 Staff psychiatrist (part-time). Veterans Affairs Eastern Colorado Health Care System Outpatient Mental Health Clinic, Denver, CO
2011-5/4/13 Staff psychiatrist (part-time). Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System Waterbury Outpatient Clinic, Waterbury, CT
9/12/12-4/18/13 Medical Director. Yale New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus PHP/IOP Clinic, Hamden, CT
June 2012-9/11/12 Medical Director. Hospital of Saint Raphael Adult Outpatient Psychiatric Services, Hamden, CT
2011-2012 Staff psychiatrist (part-time). Hospital of Saint Raphael Adult Outpatient Psychiatric Services, Hamden, CT
2008-2010 Consultant. Colorado Mental Health Institute at Fort Logan, Denver, CO

Psychiatry Training

Feb 2017 2017 ACUTE Symposium: Medical Complications of Eating Disorders. Sponsored by Denver Health Medical Center. Denver, CO
May 2016 American Society of Clinical Hypnosis-approved Basic Hypnosis Workshop led by Daniel Handel, MD. Denver, CO
2/16-present Dissociative Identity Disorder Consultation by Dr. Richard Chefetz
2012-2017 Transference Focused Psychotherapy Training by Frank Yeomans, MD
Jan 2013 Trauma-Focused Symptom Screening and Assessment and Early Trauma-Focused Mental Health Intervention Strategies for Children, Adolescents, Families and Individual Adults by Steven Marans, PhD, MSW and Carrie Epstein, LCSW-R in Newtown, CT
2010-2011 Fellowship in DBT- Yale University, New Haven, CT
2009-2010 Chief Resident of Outpatient Psychiatry at the Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, CO
2006-2009 Resident in General Psychiatry, University of Colorado Denver (UCD), Denver, CO

Education

2002-2006 M.D. Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
1998-2002 B.A. with highest distinction in Psychology, Magna Cum Laude, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Certification

2011 Family Connections Program Leaders Training
2011 CPTWeb on-line training for Cognitive Processing Therapy
2010 Behavioral Tech, LLC on-line DBT Skills Training
2009 Buprenorphine prescriber
2009 Basic Life Support

Clinical Experience

2010-2014 Coleader. Family Connections Program coordinated by the National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder.

Clinical Supervision

2016-present Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Supervisor. University of Colorado Denver Department of Psychiatry. Aurora, CO
2014-2015 Clinical supervision of psychiatric pharmacists who are earning prescribing privileges in the VA outpatient mental health clinic. Denver, CO
2014-2015 Clinical supervision of UCD Psychiatry PGY 2, PGY 3, PGY4, and chief residents in the VA outpatient mental health clinic. Denver, CO
2013-2014 Clinical supervision of UCD Psychiatry PGY 1, PGY 2, and chief residents in the VA outpatient mental health clinic. Denver, CO
2013-present Clinical supervision of UCD Psychiatry PGY 1, PGY 2, and chief residents in the Veterans Affairs outpatient mental health clinic. Denver, CO.
2012-2013 Clinical supervision of Yale University Department of Psychiatry residents who participated in the Family Connections Program elective I created
2012-2013 Clinical supervision of Yale University School of Nursing Mental Health Advanced Practice Registered Nurse students at the Hospital of Saint Raphael Hamden Clinic and then the YNHH SRC PHP/IOP Clinic in Hamden
2010-2011 Clinical supervision of PGY 2 and 3 residents in psychotherapy at the Yale Psychiatric Hospital Intensive Outpatient Clinic
2009-2010 Clinical supervision of PGY 2 and 3 residents, social work interns, and 3rd-year medical students at the University of Colorado Hospital outpatient psychiatry clinic
2009-2010 Clinical supervision of PGY 1 and 2 residents in the Veterans Affairs outpatient psychiatry clinic
2009-2010 Clinical supervision of PGY 1 residents who take call at the Veterans Affairs
2009-2010 Clinical supervision using videoconferencing of general psychiatry residents at the University of Health Sciences, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
2009 Clinical supervision on-site of general psychiatry residents at the University of Health Sciences, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Teaching

5/3/17 Director for PGY-1 Psychiatric Diagnosis and Phenomenology: Personality Disorders II. University of Colorado Department of Psychiatry. Aurora, CO
4/26/17 Director for PGY-1 Psychiatric Diagnosis and Phenomenology: Personality Disorders I. University of Colorado Department of Psychiatry. Aurora, CO
1/25/17 Director for PGY-1 Psychiatric Diagnosis and Phenomenology: Personality Disorders II. University of Colorado Department of Psychiatry. Aurora, CO
1/18/17 Director for PGY-1 Psychiatric Diagnosis and Phenomenology: Personality Disorders I. University of Colorado Department of Psychiatry. Aurora, CO
5/25/16 Director for PGY-1 Psychiatric Diagnosis and Phenomenology: Personality Disorders II. University of Colorado Department of Psychiatry. Aurora, CO
5/18/16 Director for PGY-1 Psychiatric Diagnosis and Phenomenology: Personality Disorders I. University of Colorado Department of Psychiatry. Aurora, CO
2/24/16 Director for PGY-1 Psychiatric Diagnosis and Phenomenology: Personality Disorders II. University of Colorado Department of Psychiatry. Aurora, CO
2/17/16 Director for PGY-1 Psychiatric Diagnosis and Phenomenology: Personality Disorders I. University of Colorado Department of Psychiatry. Aurora, CO
5/27/15 Director for PGY-1 Psychiatric Diagnosis and Phenomenology: Personality Disorders II. University of Colorado Department of Psychiatry. Aurora, CO
5/20/15 Director for PGY-1 Psychiatric Diagnosis and Phenomenology: Personality Disorders I. University of Colorado Department of Psychiatry. Aurora, CO
2/25/15 Director for PGY-1 Psychiatric Diagnosis and Phenomenology: Personality Disorders II. University of Colorado Department of Psychiatry. Aurora, CO
2/11/15 Director for PGY-1 Psychiatric Diagnosis and Phenomenology: Personality Disorders I. University of Colorado Department of Psychiatry. Aurora, CO
11/19/14 Guest Lecturer on Transference-Focused Psychotherapy for University of Colorado Denver Department of Psychiatry Integrative Case Seminar for PGY IV Psychiatry Residents. Aurora, CO
2012 Guest lecturer for Yale School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry's Predoctoral Internship in Clinical and Community Psychology Interventions Seminar - Transference-Focused Psychotherapy
2011-2013 Faculty Co-Sponsor of the Yale Philosophy and Psychiatry Group Seminar. New Haven, CT
2010-2011 Yale University School of Medicine 3rd-year medical student write-up tutor
2010 Guest lecturer for University of Colorado Denver PGY II Cross-Cultural Psychiatry course
2009 Director of University of Colorado Denver PGY 1 course On Call: Suicidal Patient
2009 Guest lecturer on psychotherapeutic modalities for general psychiatry residents. University of Health Sciences, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
2006-2008 Clinical teaching to 3rd-year medical students during inpatient psychiatry and consultation/liaison rotations

Presentations/Conferences

11/4-11/5/16 Workshop on Transference Focused Psychotherapy for Borderline and Narcissistic Personality Disorders. Presented with Frank Yeomans, MD, PhD and Jonathan Shedler, PhD. Sponsored by University of Colorado Denver Department of Psychiatry. Aurora, CO.
6/29/16 Antisocial Behavior and the Justice System: Criminal Sanctions vs Rehabilitation. Presented with Christine Sheldon, MA, LPCC. Eating Disorder Center of Denver in-service. Denver, CO
4/20/16 Sexual Boundary Violations. Eating Disorder Center of Denver in-service. Denver, CO
4/15/16 Transference Focused Psychotherapy, Object Relations Theory, and the movie: Good Willing Hunting. Presented with Robert Feinstein, MD. Sponsored by the Denver Psychoanalytic Society. Denver, CO
11/4/15 An Object-Relations Approach to Borderline Personality Disorder. Eating Disorder Center of Denver in-service. Denver, CO
2/24/15 Boundary Crossings and Violations in Clinical Practice. Denver VAMC Outpatient MH Clinic Prescriber's Meeting. Denver, CO
12/9/14 Organized with Robert Feinstein, MD Object Relations: Transference Focused Psychotherapy for Personality Disorders by Frank Yeomans, MD. University of Colorado Denver Department of Psychiatry. Aurora, CO
10/2/14 Looking Forward: Behavioral Health Interdisciplinary Programs and Levels of Care. Denver VAMC MH Clinic Town Hall. Denver, CO
7/10/14 Looking Forward: Behavioral Health Interdisciplinary Programs and Levels of Care. Denver VAMC MH Clinic Town Hall. Denver, CO
6/13/14 Transference-Focused Psychotherapy—A Treatment Approach for Comorbid Borderline Personality Disorder and Eating Disorders. Denver, CO
11/21/13 Veterans Affairs Mental Health - SCAN ECHO: Borderline Personality Disorder. Denver, CO
8/22/13 Veterans Affairs Mental Health - SCAN ECHO: Antipsychotic Pharmacology/Metabolic Concerns. Presented with Jeff Gold, PharmD, BCPP. Denver, CO
8/8/13 and 8/15/13 Transference-Focused Psychotherapy. Denver VAMC Team B in-service. Denver, CO
1/2012 "Does Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Work? An Evidence-Based Approach." Yale Philosophy and Psychiatry Group. New Haven, CT
10/2011 Dealing with Behavioral Health Issues in the Workplace with Mark Lawless, LCSW. Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce. Hamden, CT.
5/2011 7th Annual Yale Borderline Personality Disorder Conference presentation to mental health trainees: Therapists and Sexual Boundary Violations
5/2011 7th Annual Yale Borderline Personality Disorder Conference: Empirically Supported Therapies for Borderline Personality Disorder: Common and Distinguishing Aspects of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Mentalization Based Therapy (MBT) - Role player for MBT and DBT expert discussions and demonstrations.
2010 Silver Hill Hospital treatment care and front staff in-service: Therapists and Sexual Boundary Violations
4/2010 University of Colorado Hospital Outpatient Psychiatry Department Presentation on Mental Health and Cambodia with Dr. Robert Feinstein, MD and Dr. Daniel Savin, MD
3/2010 Organized with Dr. Donald Winter, MD at the Denver VAMC a conference for psychiatry residents on assaults and workplace violence
10/2009 University of Colorado Denver Psychiatry Department Grand Rounds with Dr. Robert Feinstein, M.D. Sex, Lies, and Videotape: Boundary Issues and Supervision: Treatment of Patients with Severe Personality Disorders

Honors/Awards

6/4/15 Certificate of Appreciation, Department of Veterans Affairs, Denver VAMC
2014 Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
2013 Connecticut Psychiatric Society Roger Coleman Memorial Award Service to Patients
2012 Hospital of Saint Raphael Gold Star Award
2011 Hospital of Saint Raphael REACH Award, Two-time winner
2009 Certificate of appreciation for teaching, University of Health Sciences, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
2007 Psychiatry Resident in Training Examination Award Winner for PGY2s
2006 Psychiatry Resident in Training Examination Award Winner for PGY1s
2004 SUNY Upstate Medical University, Dean's Letter of Commendation MSII
2003 SUNY Upstate Medical University, Dean's Letter of Commendation MSI
2002 Phi Beta Kappa
2002 Golden Key National Honor Society

Volunteer

9/26/17 9News (KUSA) Eating Disorder Hotline. 9News (KUSA) in collaboration with Eating Disorder Foundation. Denver, CO
2013-2014 University of Colorado Denver Department of Psychiatry Residency Applicant Interviewer. Aurora, CO
2009 Project C.U.R.E.

Committees

2015 New Facility Mental Health Service Transition Planning Committee. Denver VAMC.
2014-2015 Psychiatric Emergency Service/Emergency Department Coordination Committee for Eastern Colorado Health Care System New Facility. Denver VAMC.
2014-2015 Chair of the Denver VAMC Outpatient MH Clinic Prescriber's Journal Club
2014 Denver VAMC Outpatient MH Clinic Town Hall Committee.
2014 Rapid Process Improvement Workshop- Mental Health Levels of Care. Denver VAMC.
2012 Yale New Haven Hospital Outpatient Psychiatric Services Workgroup
2011 Veterans Affairs CT Healthcare System: Project STEP specialty group
2009-2010 UCD Department of Psychiatry Education Content Developers Committee
2009-2010 UCD Department of Psychiatry Suicide Response Task Force
2008-2009 American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology Committee on Residency and Fellowship

Organizations

2016-present Dissociative Disorders Study Group of Denver
2016-2017 American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
2015-present International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation
2015-present American Psychiatric Association Psychotherapy Caucus
2013-present International Society of Transference-Focused Psychotherapy
2010 Cofounder of the Yale University School of Medicine Philosophy and Psychiatry Group
2006-2010,
2013-present
Colorado Psychiatric Society
2005-present American Psychiatric Association

Publications

Carsky, M., & Chardavoyne, J. (2016, March 17). Transference Focused Psychotherapy and the Language of Action. Psychoanalytic Psychology. Advance online publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pap0000072
Daly Robert W., Luft Eric v.d., Bluhm Robyn, Wells Lloyd A, Bedrick Jeffrey D, Lewis Benjamin R, Chardavoyne John, Martin Elliott B. 'Sanity' and the Origins of Psychiatry with commentaries. Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry Bulletin. 2013. 20:1.
Savin DM, Legha RK, Cordaro AR, Ka S, Chak T, Chardavoyne J, Yager J, Novins D: Spanning Distance and Culture in Psychiatric Education: A Teleconferencing Collaboration between Cambodia and the United States. Acad Psychiatry. 2013 Sep 1;37(5):355-9.
Phillips James, Frances Allen, Cerullo Michael A, Chardavoyne John, Decker Hannah S, First Michael B, Ghaemi Nassir, Greenberg Gary, Hinderliter Andrew C, Kinghorn Warren A, Lobello Steven G, Martin Elliott B, Mishara Aaron L, Paris Joel, Pierre Joseph M, Pies Ronald W, Pincus Harold A, Porter Douglas, Pouncey Claire, Schwartz Michael A, Szasz Thomas, Wakefield Jerome C, Waterman G Scott, Whooley Owen, Zachar Peter: The Six Most Essential Questions in Psychiatric Diagnosis: A Pluralogue Part 4: General Conclusion. Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2012, 7:14.
Phillips James, Frances Allen, Cerullo Michael A, Chardavoyne John, Decker Hannah S, First Michael B, Ghaemi Nassir, Greenberg Gary, Hinderliter Andrew C, Kinghorn Warren A, Lobello Steven G, Martin Elliott B, Mishara Aaron L, Paris Joel, Pierre Joseph M, Pies Ronald W, Pincus Harold A, Porter Douglas, Pouncey Claire, Schwartz Michael A, Szasz Thomas, Wakefield Jerome C, Waterman G Scott, Whooley Owen, Zachar Peter: The Six Most Essential Questions in Psychiatric Diagnosis: A Pluralogue Part 3: Issues of Utility and Alternative Approaches in Psychiatric Diagnosis. Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2012, 7:9.
Phillips James, Frances Allen, Cerullo Michael A, Chardavoyne John, Decker Hannah S, First Michael B, Ghaemi Nassir, Greenberg Gary, Hinderliter Andrew C, Kinghorn Warren A, Lobello Steven G, Martin Elliott B, Mishara Aaron L, Paris Joel, Pierre Joseph M, Pies Ronald W, Pincus Harold A, Porter Douglas, Pouncey Claire, Schwartz Michael A, Szasz Thomas, Wakefield Jerome C, Waterman G Scott, Whooley Owen, Zachar Peter: The Six Most Essential Questions in Psychiatric Diagnosis: A Pluralogue Part 2: Issues of Conservatism and Pragmatism in Psychiatric Diagnosis. Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2012, 7:8.
Phillips James, Frances Allen, Cerullo Michael A, Chardavoyne John, Decker Hannah S, First Michael B, Ghaemi Nassir, Greenberg Gary, Hinderliter Andrew C, Kinghorn Warren A, Lobello Steven G, Martin Elliott B, Mishara Aaron L, Paris Joel, Pierre Joseph M, Pies Ronald W, Pincus Harold A, Porter Douglas, Pouncey Claire, Schwartz Michael A, Szasz Thomas, Wakefield Jerome C, Waterman G Scott, Whooley Owen, Zachar Peter: The Six Most Essential Questions in Psychiatric Diagnosis: A Pluralogue Part 1: Conceptual and Definitional Issues in Psychiatric Diagnosis. Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2012, 7:3.
Savin D, Glueck D, Chardavoyne J, Yager J, Novins D: Bridging Cultures: Child Psychiatry via Videoconferencing. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America 20:1; 125-134, 2011.
Chardavoyne J: A Psychotherapeutic Challenge for the Beginning Therapist. Am J Psychiatry The Residents' Journal 5:11; 18, 2010.
Chardavoyne J, Frechette V: Occult PTSD with Panic Attacks in a Patient Post-TIA: Case Report. The International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine 36:4; 427-434, 2006.
Angkor Wat

Board Certification

  • 2011 American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Licensure

  • 2008 Colorado Medical License
  • 2008 Drug Enforcement Agency

Experiences in Evidence-Based Psychotherapies for Borderline Personality Disorder: Transference-Focused Psychotherapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.

Media Appearance

9News (KUSA) Appearance

9/26/17 A Doctor Weighs in on How to Talk About Eating Disorders. Interviewed by Kim Christiansen and Christine Noël. 9News (KUSA). Denver, CO.

Hotline

9News (KUSA) Eating Disorder Hotline. 9News (KUSA) in collaboration with Eating Disorder Foundation. Denver, CO

Presentations

Transference Focused Psychotherapy training

In November 2016 Dr. Chardavoyne co-presented Transference Focused Psychotherapy training with Frank Yeomans, MD, PhD and Jonathan Shedler, PhD.

Therapy Room

Dr. Chardavoyne presents a videoconference lecture on Borderline Personality Disorder to clinical staff at Veterans Affairs medical sites throughout the country.

 

Angkor Wat

Dr. Chardavoyne visited Angkor Wat while he was in Cambodia collaborating with the University of Health Sciences General Psychiatry Residency Program.

 

Conference Room

Dr. Chardavoyne invites professionals for training sessions, seminars, and psychotherapy consultation.

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