James “Jim” Gordon
United States

Dr. Gordon, a Harvard educated psychiatrist, is a world-renowned expert in using mind-body medicine to heal depression, anxiety, and psychological trauma. He is the Founder and Director of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine; founding Dean of the College of Mind-Body Medicine at Saybrook University; 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. He also served as the first Chair of the Program Advisory Council of the National Institutes of Health’s Office of Alternative Medicine and is a former member of the Cancer Advisory Panel on Complementary and Alternative Medicine of the NIH. He is the author, most recently, of Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey out of Depression.

Dr. Gordon was a research psychiatrist at the National Institute of Mental Health for 10 years. 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 around the world, and for U.S. Military returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan.

In addition, Dr. Gordon has written or edited 11 books and more than 120 articles in professional journals and general magazines and newspapers. His work has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, The Jerusalem Post, and CBS’ 60 Minutes, in addition to numerous other magazines and newspapers as well as on television and radio news programs.