DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL STRATEGY: BRIAN M. WIND, PHD
Born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, Dr. Wind earned his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Virginia, Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology at Middle Tennessee State University and a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Palo Alto University in Palo Alto, California. Additionally, Dr. Wind completed post-doctoral training in the fields of Sleep Disorders and Behavioral Medicine and served as the Director of Clinical Sleep Medicine at a large interdisciplinary sleep disorders practice. Dr. Wind holds a board certification in Behavioral Sleep Medicine from the American Board of Sleep Medicine and is a contracted speaker in the neuroscience/insomnia division of Merck and Company Pharmaceuticals. Since the beginning of his career, Dr. Wind has also specialized in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of substance use disorders.
In 2014, Dr. Wind launched NOVOS Behavioral Health Solutions, LLC, a clinical consulting company with an emphasis on the treatment of substance use disorders and the three “pillars of health” – sleep, nutrition, and exercise. In this position, Dr. Wind served as a clinical consultant with multiple healthcare facilities and developed innovative healthcare-related software applications. In line with this approach, Dr. Wind has served as co-chair of the American Psychological Association’s Advisory Committee on Colleague Assistance with an emphasis on furthering the national movement of professional wellness. He currently holds the position of Executive Director of the Tennessee Colleague Assistance Foundation, Tennessee’s state-contracted peer support program for mental healthcare providers, in addition to serving as an adjunct faculty member in Vanderbilt University’s Department of Psychology. Dr. Wind is also Chief of Clinical Operations for JourneyPure.
Dr. Wind is passionate about helping others pursue recovery and committed to incorporating innovations in wellness and technology to effectively reach adolescents in treatment. In his spare time, Dr. Wind enjoys spending time with his son, playing golf, reading, music, and traveling.
“We make a living out of what we get, but we make a life out of what we give.” – Winston Churchill