John Chardavoyne, MD

Outpatient Psychiatrist

Dr. Chardavoyne is a Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Denver and is a Psychiatrist at the Eating Disorder Center of Denver. Previously he was the Medical Director of the Outpatient Mental Health Clinic at the Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He was also a Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine and a Clinical Instructor at the Yale School of Nursing. Additionally, he was a Medical Director for The Yale-New Haven Hospital Partial Hospital and Intensive Outpatient Programs Clinic in Hamden, CT. He graduated from the University of Rochester and then earned his M.D. from Upstate Medical University. He completed his training in psychiatry at the University of Colorado Denver, where he also served as Chief Resident of Outpatient Psychiatry at the Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He then finished a fellowship in Dialectical Behavior Therapy at the Yale University Department of Psychiatry. Since 2012 he has undergone supervision by Dr. Frank Yeomans in Transference-Focused Psychotherapy. While affiliated with Yale University, he co-founded the Yale Philosophy and Psychiatry Group. In 2013 the Connecticut Psychiatric Society awarded him the Roger Coleman Memorial Award Service to Patients for responding after the Sandy Hook tragedy.  Dr. Chardavoyne's expertise is treating patients with histories of chronic childhood maltreatment that might have resulted in personality disorders, dissociative disorders, complex post-traumatic stress disorders, or those patients who consider themselves or who have been labeled as "difficult to treat."