Dr. James (Jim) S. Gordon, a Harvard-educated psychiatrist, is a world-renowned expert in using mind-body medicine to heal depression, anxiety, and psychological trauma. The founder and executive director of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, D.C., he is a clinical professor in the departments of psychiatry and family medicine at Georgetown Medical School and served as chairman of the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy. Gordon has devoted over 50 years to the exploration and practice of mind-body medicine.
He has created ground-breaking programs of comprehensive mind-body healing for physicians, medical students, and other health professionals; for people with cancer, depression and other chronic illnesses; and for traumatized children and families in Bosnia, Kosovo, Israel, Gaza, Haiti, and Syrian refugees in Jordan; in post-9/11 New York and post-Katrina southern Louisiana; with Native Americans on the Pine Ridge Reservation, and for U.S troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. He is the author of several books, has written more than 130 articles in professional and general publications, and has been featured on several television shows, including “60 Minutes” and “Good Morning America.”