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James Gordon, MD

Founder, The Center for Mind Body Medicine

James Gordon, MD

Founder, The Center for Mind Body Medicine

Biography

James S. Gordon is a Harvard educated psychiatrist and world-renowned expert in using mind-body medicine to heal depression, anxiety, and psychological trauma. He is founder and executive director of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine and clinical professor in the departments of Psychiatry and Family Medicine at Georgetown Medical School. Dr. Gordon served as the first chairman of the Program Advisory Council to the National Institutes of Health’s Office of Alternative Medicine and chairman of the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy under Presidents Clinton and George W. Bush.

Dr. Gordon has created groundbreaking programs for health professionals; people with cancer, depression, and other chronic illnesses; traumatized children and families in Kosovo and post-9/11 New York City; US Military, and more.

Dr. Gordon is author of Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression, Manifesto for a New Medicine, and more than 120 articles in professional journals and mainstream publications, among them the American Journal of Psychiatry, Clinical Psychiatry, The Washington Post, and The New York Times. His work has been featured throughout the media, including on 60 Minutes, CNN, and NPR as well as in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Psychology Today.