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Drew Ramsey, MD

Dr. Ramsey is a board-certified psychiatrist with 20+ years of experience in the clinical treatment of mental health concerns, particularly depression, mood disorders, anxiety, trauma and substance use disorders. He is a recognized leader in Nutritional Psychiatry, male mental health and for his work in creative media. He has been in private practice since 2004 and is currently licensed in New York, Wyoming, California, Florida, Vermont, Indiana and Washington, D.C. 

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About Dr. Ramsey

Dr. Ramsey is a Board-certified psychiatrist, psychotherapist and author. He founded Spruce Mental Health in 2023 to bring responsible Integrative Mental Health Care and Psychedelic Medicine to the Jackson Hole community and to continue exploring innovation and excellence in clinical care. 

Dr. Ramsey's clinical work has focused on evidence-based integrative psychiatry treatments, relational psychodynamic and supportive psychotherapy, Nutritional Psychiatry, responsible medication management and psychedelic medicine. Using the latest mental health research, the clinic aims to help people improve their mental health and mental fitness. 


Prior to Spruce, he founded the Brain Food Clinic in New York City and served as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeon where he taught and supervised Psychiatric Evaluation, Supportive Psychotherapy, Brief Dynamic Psychotherapy, Nutritional Psychiatry as well as helping direct the department's media and social media initiatives. 

Dr. Ramsey is a mental health advocate/influencer, compelling keynote speaker and conducts workshops nationally. He co-hosts the Men's Health Magazine series Friday Sessions with Gregory Scott Brown, MD and delivered three TEDx talks, a video series with Big Think, and the BBC documentary Food on the Brain. His work and writing have been featured by The Today Show, CBS Sunday Morning, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Lancet Psychiatry, TIME and NPR. He is on the editorial board of Medscape Psychiatry,  the advisory board of Men’s Health and the Scientific Advisory Board of the anti-stigma non-profit Bring Change To Mind. He served as the Chairman of the Council for Communications for the American Psychiatric Association.

He is the author of four books concerning food and mental health most recently the international best-seller  Eat To Beat Depression and Anxiety (HarperWave 2021) now translated into 9 languages, the award-winning cookbook Eat Complete: The 21 Nutrients that Fuel Brain Power, Boost Weight Loss and Transform Your Health (HarperWave 2016), the bestseller 50 Shades of Kale (HarperWave 2013) and The Happiness Diet: A Nutritional Prescription for a Sharp Brain, Balanced Mood and Lean, Energized Body (Rodale 2011) which explores the impact of modern diets on brain health. He next book Healing the Modern Brain: The Ten Tenets of Building Mental Fitness will be published by HarperCollins in 2025. 

He and his team have created three e-courses: Healing the Modern Brain, Eat To Beat Depression, and Nutritional Psychiatry for Clinicians; along with free PDF downloads, the Mental Fitness Kitchen, our weekly mental health update Friday Feels, and our forth-coming podcast. Learn more at

Dr. Ramsey is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He completed his specialty training in adult psychiatry at Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, received an M.D. from Indiana University School of Medicine and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Earlham College. He lives in Jackson, Wyoming with his wife and two children. 

Education & Training

  • Board Certified American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

  • Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute

    • Adult Psychiatry Residency

  •  New York Presbyterian Hospital

    • Internship

  • Indiana University School of Medicine

    • Doctor of Medicine

  • Earlham College

    • B.A. Biology,  Phi Beta Kappa


  • American Psychiatric Association

  • International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research

  • The Author’s Guild

  • The American Society of Nutrition

  • Phi Beta Kappa


  • Clinical Treatment

    • Depression

    • Anxiety Disorders

    • Mood Disorders

    • Professional and Personal Relational Concerns

    • Complex Clinical Consultation

    • Family Office/Concierge Services

  • Nutritional Psychiatry

  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

  • Male Mental Health

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