Dr. Lake is a Board certified psychiatrist. He has served on adjunct clinical faculty at Stanford, and the University of Arizona School of Medicine, Center for Integrative Medicine. He founded and chaired the American Psychiatric Association’s Caucus on CAM from 2004 through 2010 and is a founding member and former chair of the International Network of Integrative Mental Health.
Dr. Lake has published articles and chapters on integrative medicine and psychiatry in peer-reviewed medical journals. He is the author, co-author or editor of four textbooks on complementary, alternative and integrative 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. His most recent project is a series of 10 e-books on integrative mental healthcare published in 2015."