John R. Crossen, Ph.D., M.B.A.

 Dr. Crossen is the first Master Gottman Therapy Trainer in the Portland area, and has an extensive history of direct collaboration with Gottman Institute founders Drs. John and Julie Gottman, assisting at their Seattle workshops several times a year since 2007. His partnership with universities, counseling centers and private practices throughout the northwest region enable Dr. Crossen to provide services to a broad reach of therapists and couples alike.

Katrina Ubell, MD, FAAP

Katrina Ubell is a board certified pediatrician, as well as a certified life and weight loss coach. After 10 years in private pediatric practice, she left clinical medicine to help women physicians to not only permanently lose weight, but to change their thinking to create the lives they want.

Aparna Iyer, MD

Dr. Aparna Iyer is a board-certified psychiatrist and assistant professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in women's mental health, perinatal mental health and psychodynamic psychotherapy. She is an author and speaker in issues pertaining to women's mental health and wellness. She has a special interest in integrative and holistic approaches to wellbeing.


Kavetha Sun, M.D., Psychiatrist & Couples Therapist

Dr. Kavetha Sun is a double board certified psychiatrist and a couples therapist, trained in Gottman and EFT techniques. She provides online couples coaching. Check out her free masterclass: Five Step Formula to Resolve Disagreements with your Spouse for Good


The Doctor's Life Online Radio by Dianne Ansari-Winn, MD 

Helpful Websites:

Taos Medical Writers Retreat

Stanford Medical Wellness Center

Canadian Physician Wellness

Colorado Medical Society Physician Wellness

AMA Physician Wellness

International Conference Physician Health, London, England

Stanford Conference Physician Health

Mayo Physician Well-being Program

AMA Resident and Fellow Wellness

In the Literature:

A quick search in the medical literature will lead you to an abundance of information on physician burnout and some of the efforts to create solutions. This article in JAMA is a nice place to start if you are new to the topic.