Alexander Jordan, PhD
|Title||Research Assistant Professor|
|Institution||Boston University School of Medicine|
|Address||Working Remotely - Contact MED|
|Institution||VA Boston Healthcare System|
A native of the Boston area, Dr. Jordan is a clinical psychologist committed to helping people improve their lives and achieve their most meaningful goals. Good therapy begins with good assessment, and a careful psychological evaluation is at the foundation of any treatment with Dr. Jordan, who tailors his approach to clients’ unique challenges, strengths, values, and life circumstances. Therapy with Dr. Jordan is practical and goal-directed. He draws on proven cognitive and behavioral principles to help clients identify and then change counterproductive habits of thought and action.
Dr. Jordan’s clinical approach is deeply rooted in the science of psychology. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, published in leading academic journals, cited over 1000 times, and featured in media outlets such as the New York Times and Good Morning America. He is a member of the Association for Psychological Science, the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, and the Society of Clinical Psychology.
Outside his private practice, Dr. Jordan is the PTSD Expert Evaluator for the $45 million federally funded Consortium to Alleviate PTSD, an Assistant Professor (Research) at the Boston University School of Medicine, a Senior Lecturer at Suffolk University, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, where he also serves on the faculty of the Master of Health Care Delivery Science program. He has provided clinical supervision to predoctoral interns and postdoctoral fellows and has instructed undergraduate, master’s, doctoral, and executive students.
Dr. Jordan received his Ph.D. and M.A. from Stanford University and his B.A. from Harvard University, Phi Beta Kappa and with highest honors in psychology. He completed his clinical training at a variety of Boston-area sites, including McLean Hospital. His clinical internship was in the National Center for PTSD at VA Boston, with appointments at Harvard Medical School and the Boston University School of Medicine. He completed postdoctoral fellowships at VA Boston and Dartmouth College.
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