Dr. Davis VanderVeen is a clinical psychologist with a completely virtual practice. He works with people of all ages 18 and up. Many of Dr. VanderVeen’s clients begin working with him when they have received a challenging medical diagnosis, want to improve their sleep, or are looking for more effective ways to manage life’s stressors. Dr. VanderVeen has specialization working with people managing acute and chronic pain, insomnia, diet and weight loss, smoking cessation, and adjusting to change in function due to chronic illness such as cancer, multiple sclerosis, stroke, and other medical conditions.
Dr. VanderVeen is trained in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), an approach to help you do what matters most in life and to overcome challenges that get in the way; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), a therapy aimed at identifying the role of thoughts, emotions, and behaviors in life functioning; and mindfulness approaches that help to manage stress and improve life satisfaction.
Treatment with Dr. VanderVeen is goal-focused and time-limited. He typically sees people for 8-12 sessions, though this may be shorter or longer depending on your needs, preferences, and progress. Sessions are typically 45-minutes. On the first visit, you can expect to meet for approximately 90-minutes, consisting of a clinical interview and initiating treatment. He is currently accepting new clients. Dr. VanderVeen offers a free 10-minute consultation phone call to see if he may be a good fit for you.
Dr. VanderVeen earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis. He received training at VA Salt Lake City in health psychology and completed one year of postdoctoral training at University of Michigan in rehabilitation psychology and neuropsychology. Outside of private practice, he enjoys playing tennis and volleyball, spending time in the mountains, and finding great places to eat.
Chronic pain - Managing the biological, psychological, and emotional aspects of pain
Chronic illness - Receiving a diagnosis; adjusting to lifestyle and medication changes; coping with related changes in mood, emotions, and relationships; managing symptoms and stress
Insomnia & sleep issues - Exploring ways to improve sleep patterns, develop healthy sleep hygiene, master relaxation techniques, manage stressors, reduce worrying, and address insomnia
Sports psychology - Navigating mental roadblocks to physical goals; optimizing personal and team performances
Peak performance - Addressing mental barriers to realizing full potential; overcoming performance anxiety and self-doubt to reach personal and professional goals
Davis VanderVeen is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 4 years
University of Utah Pain Management Center, Pain Psychologist, 2019 - Present
Private Practice, Owner, 2019 - Present
University of Michigan Rehabilitation Psychology, Rehabilitation Psychology Fellow, 2018 - 2019
Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI), Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, 2018
Hope College, BS Psychology, 2013
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