Wellify Teen’s Clinical Team

Wellify Teen is proud to be working with experts and advisors in the fields of adolescent mental illness and suicidality.


Deryk Van Brunt, DrPH

Deryk Van Brunt is President and Chairman of LifeView Inc, President of the Healthy Communities Foundation, and Associate Clinical Professor in the School of Public Health at the University of California at Berkeley. LifeView Inc. develops ratings for mental health resources. The Healthy Communities Foundation develops community health improvement strategies. Van Brunt works with many organizations to help them understand the health risks in the communities they serve, plan best practice interventions and build evaluation plans. 

Van Brunt’s recent research is in the areas of (1) chronic care management, and (2) improving population health and environmental sustainability through the use of community-based health information systems. Van Brunt was a recent member of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Systems Health Care Working Group, and a contributor to the Report to the President: Better Health Care and Lower Costs: Accelerating Improvement through systems Engineering(May 2014). Van Brunt received his DrPH in Health Informatics from the University of California at Berkeley School of Public Health, where he now teaches Health Informatics.


Dr. Thomas Young
CEO, nView Health

Medical Advisor

Dr. Young is Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of nView Health, creators of digitized pediatric and adult DSM-5 behavioral health screeners, assessments, and follow-up trackers certified by the National Institute of Health and World Health Organization.

Dr. Young is a board-certified family physician with more than 35 years of medical experience. He is a recognized thought leader in the fields of Consumer Directed Health Care and Population Healthcare Management.


Dr. Shivani Patel
Clinical Advisor

Dr. Patel is an Oxford-trained Psychiatrist with a special interest in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She has extensive clinical experience in service delivery to teens and their families, supplemented with academic experience teaching both junior doctors and medical students at King's College University in London. 

Dr. Patel’s keen interest in technology and mental health has led her to be an invited speaker at the KCL National Student Conference on social media and teen mental health, as well as being a panelist at the Digital Innovation in Mental Health Conference in 2018.