About Derek Chapman, PADerek Chapman understands that in order to live a healthy and fulfilling life, one must take care of the body and the mind. While mental illness can affect everyone differently and to different extents, not everyone is equipped with the tools to succeed in their own mental health alone. As a Physician Assistant, Derek strives to provide an environment of understanding and encouragement in trying to meet personalized mental health goals through education on healthy habits and how to cope with life stressors, assistance in finding appropriate therapies, and medication management. Prior to starting with Mindpath, Derek received his training as a Physician Assistant from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Myers, FL, where he received his M.S. in Health Sciences. Derek has spent over 3 years working in inpatient psychiatric settings where his focus was towards helping those with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizoaffective/schizophrenia. Regardless of whether you are seeking treatment for the first time or are looking to continue your care through Mindpath services, Derek will strive to offer personalized care, friendly interactions, as well as the tools to succeed in your journey to better your mental health.
Derek also provides urgent care through Mindpath On Demand.
Education & Certifications
– Master of Medical Science, Physician Assistant Studies from Nova Southeastern University
– Bachelor of Sciences, Health Sciences from University of Central Florida
- Anxiety Disorders
- Adjustment Disorder
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Treatment Resistant Depression
- Depression with Suicidality
- Depression w/Psychosis
- Depressive Disorders
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October 25, 2021
Compassionate and encouraging.
September 24, 2021
Derek was great!
September 17, 2021
I felt heard and validated. He really seemed to take the extra time to ensure my medications were appropriate and filled on time.
September 17, 2021
The provider was professional, respectful, and helpful. Extremely valuable telehealth platform for busy professionals
September 16, 2021
Mr. Chapman is willing to listen and give his analysis in a real professional way.
September 13, 2021
I enjoyed my virtual appointment with Derek! I would have spoken to anyone but was pleased by Derek's compassion/expertise. Thanks!
September 6, 2021
He is smart, kind and pays attention when I talk.
August 5, 2021
It went really smoothly and my provider managed to help me a lot and give me some insight into my mental health situation.
July 30, 2021
Just loved talking to Dr Derek Champion he made me feel comfortable and listen to what I had to say. Dr Derek is the BEST
July 26, 2021
Dr. Chapman is fantastic 10 out of 10 would recommend super easy to talk to and just great personality!
July 22, 2021
The whole process from start to finish was wonderful. From scheduling to my appointment with Derek. I m really struggling with some things personally and they made life so easy getting in and out of the appointment. Very grateful.
July 17, 2021
He made it a safe space, to be honest.
July 14, 2021
Derek was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. He provided a great deal of comfort for me when I needed it most. I am extremely impressed with mindpath. So thankful to have found them in my time of need.
July 7, 2021
Derek was very understanding, helpful, and caring & This is my first time accepting help and was very weary in the whole idea of it but was very relieved how easy and well it went
July 6, 2021
Mr. Chapman was easy to speak with about my issues.
July 5, 2021
Derek was a great dude, just had an approachable demeanor
June 29, 2021
Derek was incredibly helpful assessing my needs and providing a second opinion. Grateful to meet him in the "virtual waiting room" for an immediate need. Hoping to have similarly positive experiences as I continue with MindPath care.
June 25, 2021
Was very informative and explained what I need to do to keep me mentally stable.
June 22, 2021
He was so understanding of my past and accepting and encouraging of where I am today. He provided so much valuable advice, specific to my situation, and was so knowledgeable when speaking about options to take. Please give him a big hug and a hearty slap on the back, because he is the best mental health provider I ve ever had.
June 7, 2021
Great care is provided here! I've never had a bad experience.
May 24, 2021
The people. They re helpful and compassionate.