Joel Winner, M.D. originally worked as a consultant psychiatrist at the Mayo Clinic as part of the Genetic Expression and Neuropsychiatric Evaluation (GENE) Team. His focus was both research and clinical work in pharmacogenomics, though he worked in various clinical environments at Mayo including the Mood Disorder Unit, the psychiatric inpatient unit, and the consultant outpatient clinic. He also previously worked as the founding medical director of AssureX Health, Inc. He has extensively written and presented clinical research throughout these various endeavors. He subsequently founded a private practice in Boulder, Colorado where he specializes in anxiety, perfectionism, obsessive, and family systems issues. His practice is a combination of family systems therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), exposure and response prevention tenets (ERP), and pharmacogenomic-informed medication management. He has been appointed as assistant clinical professor at the University of Hawaii department of psychiatry for his ongoing work teaching genetic education to psychiatry residents. Dr. Winner serves on the national advisory board for the John E. Herman treatment center affiliated with the Mayo Clinic.
Dr. Winner is board certified in general psychiatry by the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry.