Doctor and psychiatrist, David Kopacz works with veterans providing holistic mental health in the primary care setting. He has a national VA teaching position as a Whole Health Education Champion — teaching VA staff about Whole Health and person-centered care. David has spoken internationally and developed classes on self-care and well-being for veterans, staff, and health professional students.
Writing about staff wellness, trauma, post-traumatic growth, healing and spirituality, transformation, holistic health, and the healing power of story and creativity, David has authored several books. An ongoing collaboration with co-author, Joseph Rael (Beautiful Painted Arrow) explores a cooperative framework for healing through learning and cultural tradition.
David’s upcoming book from Creative Courage Press is Caring for Self & Others: Transforming Burnout, Compassion Fatigue, and Soul Loss (slated for February 2024). Stay tuned for details.