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Dr. Cole Upton - Ketamine Assisted Therapy - Columbus, Ohio Therapy - 5

Dr. Cole Upton


meet your provider

Dr. Cole Upton brings a wealth of experience and a passion for holistic mental health care to his practice. Growing up in the tight-knit community of West Liberty, Ohio, he cultivated a deep appreciation for the simplicity and warmth of small-town life.

After graduating from the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Upton found his way to Columbus, drawn by its unique blend of big-city amenities and a welcoming small-town atmosphere. Throughout his career, he has dedicated his efforts to various facets of mental health care, including the psychiatric emergency department, inpatient psychiatry for adolescents and adults, inpatient geriatric psychiatry, outpatient psychiatry, IV Ketamine infusion, and ECT.

His journey as a travel nurse even took him to a psychiatric hospital in Seattle, Washington, expanding his horizons in mental health care. Dr. Upton's experiences within mainstream healthcare illuminated the need for a more holistic approach to patient well-being. This realization drove him to establish his own practice, where he could empower patients to heal in the most comprehensive and effective way possible.

With a strong educational foundation and a deep commitment to whole-person wellness, Dr. Cole Upton is dedicated to guiding you on your path to lasting well-being.

areas of expertise

Dr. Upton specializes in several areas, including:

  • Medication Management: Offering tailored medication plans to optimize mental health.

  • Ketamine Therapy: Providing innovative solutions for anxiety and depression.

  • Psychotherapy: Engaging in meaningful therapeutic conversations to address various mental health challenges.

  • Holistic Medicine: Incorporating a holistic perspective into mental health care, recognizing the interconnectedness of mind and body.

belief in Holistic care

Dr. Upton firmly believes in holistic mental health care. He emphasizes the significance of considering the entire individual and identifying the root causes of symptoms to achieve genuine healing. This holistic approach forms the cornerstone of his practice philosophy, taking the time to thoroughly understand each client as a complex being.


This individualized perspective allows clients to work towards their mental health goals with the highest likelihood of success, emphasizing a personalized, comprehensive, and holistic journey towards well-being.

client-centered care

Dr. Upton is licensed to provide care to individuals of all ages. His particular focus areas encompass men's mental health, ADHD, depression, and anxiety. He understands that every individual is unique, with complex lives and experiences that don't fit neatly into predefined boxes.

educational experience

Dr. Cole Upton's educational path reflects his unwavering commitment to providing top-quality mental health care.

In 2016, Dr. Upton earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Cincinnati, marking a significant milestone in his journey toward becoming a healthcare professional. This solid foundation in nursing laid the groundwork for his future specialization.


Driven by his dedication to enhancing mental health care, Dr. Upton returned to The University of Cincinnati, where he pursued and successfully obtained his Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) with a specialization in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP).


This advanced degree equipped him with the specialized knowledge and skills necessary to provide comprehensive mental health care to his patients.


Wellness is a journey where every small step towards a healthier life counts. It's a path to self-discovery and self-care.

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We provide expert Psychiatric Medication Management, offering a specialized approach to optimize mental health through carefully tailored medication plans and ongoing monitoring, ensuring the best possible outcomes for patients.

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IFS is a psychotherapy model that perceives the mind as composed of various parts with unique thoughts, emotions, and actions. It seeks to foster harmony among these parts by tapping into inner resources and uncovering the roots of emotional distress. Through this process, individuals can develop greater self-awareness, self-compassion, and a more integrated sense of self.

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Ketamine, renowned for its swift transformational effects, rapidly alleviates anxiety, depression, and related conditions. Ketamine disrupts negative feelings and preoccupations - helping the brain create new, healthier patterns.

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Life coaching is a goal-oriented form of therapy where individuals work with a coach to identify strengths and weaknesses, creating a clear plan to achieve personal goals in areas like career, relationships, health, and personal growth. This collaborative process prioritizes self-awareness, accountability, and action, focusing on the present and future to help individuals reach their full potential, in contrast to traditional therapy which often delves into the past.

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Have you ever wondered if hormones are playing a role in your health, wellness, and happiness? Upton Wellness and Grandview Primary Care recognize this relationship and strive to improve the wellbeing of every patient as a whole person. We collaborate with Grandview Primary Care to provide male and female hormone replacement therapy for those that qualify. 


Lift and Talk is a unique approach to mental and emotional well-being. Combining the benefits of physical activity with the power of therapeutic conversation, this service provides a holistic way to address life's challenges. It promotes a dynamic, open environment where individuals can explore their thoughts and feelings, leading to personal growth, self-discovery, and improved mental health. Lift and Talk Therapy offers a refreshing alternative to traditional therapy, helping clients find balance and clarity in both body and mind.








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