William Van Horn is a practicing M.D. whose specialties include chemical illness of the brain, family system dynamics, developmental trauma, emotional healing, and relationships.
While directing an intensive treatment program that focused on emotional healing, Dr. Van Horn realized that the success of treatment was dependant on a foundation of intimate relationships. He then changed his focus to helping couples and families understand and develop enriching relationships.
Van Horn based The 7 Steps to Passionate Love on over a decade of medical work and studies with thousands of relationships, teaching emotional healing through love. He received his medical training at the University of South Alabama and completed his internship and residency at West Virginia University. His post-graduate training was in psychiatry with a strong medical and neurological emphasis. He has also completed continuing medical education courses at Harvard University in neurology and alternative medicine.
Since 1996, Van Horn has served as Medical Director of Medical Alternatives, Inc., in Atlanta, Georgia. He treats patients with a variety of illnesses, including sleep problems, cognitive deficits, substance abuse, chronic pain, chronic fatigue, headaches, depression and anxiety. He also continues to direct a 12-week emotional healing program.
Van Horn has over nine years experience as a radio show host and has delivered presentations on many topics, including, "The Misunderstood Organ: The Brain," "Loving Communication," "The Prozac Lie" and "The Greatest Gift: Intimacy and Love." He has also conducted workshops on these and other topics with over 600 participants.
Van Horn is the father of 6, including a newborn son, and currently lives in Atlanta, GA with his wife, Tamara.