Our Mission:

We realize that everyone’s problems are unique and complex – with psychological, biological, and social causes and consequences. Our mission is to help individuals learn new, science based strategies that will help to improve their mental health and overall well-being – both now and into the future. We want to help people live the life they’ve always wanted: one with deep meaning, less anxiety and depression, more joy and contentment, and better relationships.


Patricia Deldin, Ph.D.

Patricia Deldin, Ph.D., is currently a Professor at the University of Michigan in the Departments of Psychology (Clinical and Cognitive areas) and Psychiatry, and Vice President of Behavioral Health at Color Health, Burlingame CA. Before that, she was a professor, for 9 years, at Harvard University. She received her B.A. with honors from the University of Iowa and her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. And had a short stint, in between, at the National Institutes of Mental Health as a post-bac scholar. For fifteen years she held leadership roles at the University of Michigan Eisenberg Family Depression Center–the first depression center of its kind– as an Associate Director and then Deputy Director. She also helped launch the National Network of Depression Centers as a founding board member. She has directed the University of Michigan Clinical Psychology program where she helped transform the program into a leading Clinical Science program. She is a past-president and past board member of the Society for Research in Psychopathology–the premiere clinical psychology psychopathology society. Historically, here research program focused on transdiagnostic neural correlates of depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. More recently, her research program has focused on Mood Lifters, a mental wellness program, where she has nearly a dozen articles in various stages of publication. Dr. Deldin and her students created Mood Lifters as a way to help many people who can’t or won’t get traditional care worldwide have access to low-cost, effective, evidence-based mental health care. In addition to creating the program, Dr. Deldin is a Mood Lifters leader and participated as a member.