Addiction and General Psychiatry

Private practice featuring:

  • Evaluations

  • Long-term Psychotherapy

  • Addiction Recovery Treatment

  • Suboxone MAT Services

  • Medication Management

  • Family Therapy


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Time is Everything

Time is Everything

I've always been fascinated with the concept of time.  It seemed to be an enemy, as there were so many things that needed completion and only so many hours in the day.  On the other hand, I would have to wait for time to pass to move onto the next stage of a journey. ...

Lethal Dose – For Half

When a new medication is developed for human consumption (or sometimes not for human consumption), it is determined to have a certain dose that, when given, will cause half of those ingesting it to die.  This dose marker is called the LD50 (lethal dose for 50% of...

“The Replacements”

In 1937, scientists in Germany developed the synthetic medication, methadone, to help fight against the opium shortage brought on by the Allied nations against Germany in World War II.  After the war, any patents for this compound were confiscated by the United...

CeDAR Development and Podcast

For the past 6 years I have maintained a faculty position at CeDAR, the Center for Dependency, Addiction and Rehabilitation.  This role involves managing a residential treatment team through the University of Colorado Hospital, with an emphasis on teaching...

Doppel – The Wellness Chatbot

I've been busy!  If you are new to visiting my site and interested in something high-tech using artificial intelligence, strike up a conversation with my robot, Doppel.  Doppel is a conversation bot who runs through Facebook Messenger and chats with you daily about...

Cutting Edge Innovation

Fehling-Schwarz Pharmaceuticals


  • Patrick Fehling, MD
  • Kerry Schwarz, PharmD

Medication-Assisted Treatment Drug Exploration, Research & Development

  • We are happy to announce our collaboration with CU-Innovations and the University of Colorado -Department of Psychiatry for current R&D projects

Subscribe to Our CeDAR iTunes Podcast

Episode 1 – Everybody Needs to Start Somewhere

Episode 2 – Families in Parallel

Episode 3 – DBT and the 12 Steps

Episode 4 – Staying Mindful

Episode 5 – Change Talk

Episode 6 – Treatment Relationships Recap

Episode 7 – Dispelling Stigma

Episode 8 – Cannabis Complexity

Episode 9 – ACEs in Recovery

Episode 10 – Psychological Ink

Episode 11 – Coverage Clarity

Episode 12 – Spiritually Connected

Episode 13 – Smoke Free

Episode 14 – Codependent

Episode 15 – The Chronic Pain Paradigm

Episode 16 – The Admissions Team

(Coming Soon)

Episode 17 – Recovery Coaching

Episode 18 – Trust but Verify

Episode 19 – Transplants


Frequently Asked Questions

Practice FAQ

  • Currently no insurance carriers accepted for services

  • Billable service is based on time

    • 60 minute evaluation appointments

    • 50-60 minute psychotherapy sessions

    • 30 minute med management / therapy sessions

    • 15 minute brief Suboxone management follow-up appointments

  • All voicemails and texting is received by Dr. Fehling directly

  • New patients can expect appointments within 2 weeks

  • If you haven’t received a return call, please call again – I’m busy but respect motivated people seeking to change!

Dr. Fehling - 5280 Top Doc 2019

  • Addiction Medicine
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Treatment with Dr. Fehling… Recovery, Compassion and Innovation