James S. Gordon, MD, a Harvard-educated psychiatrist, is internationally recognized for using self-awareness, self-care, and group support to heal population-wide psychological trauma. He is the founder and executive director of the nonprofit The Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, D.C., a clinical professor at Georgetown Medical School, and was chairman (under Presidents Clinton and GW Bush) of the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy.

Dr. Gordon's new book-
The Transformation: Discovering Wholeness and Healing After Trauma

The Transformation represents the culmination of Dr. Gordon’s fifty years as a practitioner, teacher, and advocate of integrative approaches to overcoming psychological trauma and stress.

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The Work

Dr. Gordon founded The Center for Mind-Body Medicine (CMBM) in 1991 and continues to be its executive director. In the 28 years since then, CMBM has become a worldwide leader in making self-care, group support, and community-building central to all healthcare, the training of health professionals, and the education of children.

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Dr. Gordon has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Atlantic, as well as numerous professional journals. CMBM has been featured on a variety of television and radio segments, including CBS 60 Minutes, The Today Show, Good Morning America, and NPR.

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Dr. Gordon and CMBM host a variety of events, trainings and workshops both nationally and internationally. View upcoming engagements and see where we have been.

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