Chris Aiken, M.D., is a psychiatrist who specializes in natural and behavioral approaches to mood disorders.  He is the editor-in-chief of the Carlat Psychiatry Report, section editor for Psychiatric Times, and the host of The Natural Mind podcast.  His books include Bipolar, Not So Much, The Depression and Bipolar Workbook, and Drug Metabolism in Psychiatry.  His work has been cited in the International Encyclopedia of Depression, and he is involved in clinical research to identify new treatments for mood disorders.  He maintains a private practice through the Mood Treatment Center and teaches at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial:  Chris Aiken is director and founder of Mood Treatment Center.  He receives royalties as an author for WW Norton; and PESI Publishing & Media.  Dr. Aiken receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. 

Non-financial:  Chris Aiken is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is a member of the North Carolina Psychiatric Association; Forsyth County Psychiatric Association; and the International Society for Bipolar Disorders.