Welcome to Dr. Lord's private practice.

Dr. Lord graduated magna cum laude from Wellesley College.  She earned her M. D. at Stanford University School of Medicine and completed her psychiatry residency training at the University of Washington.  Dr. Lord is board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. 

Prior to entering private practice, Dr. Lord worked in a variety of clinical settings.  Early in her career, she served in the Indian Health Service on the Navajo Reservation.  From 2003-2014, she was a faculty member at the University of Washington School of Medicine where her teaching and administrative roles included Associate Psychiatry Residency Training Director, Director of Psychotherapy Supervision, and Associate Medical Director for Patient Relations.   Dr. Lord has lectured and published on a variety of topics in psychiatry and medical education. 

Selected publications:

Summers R, Lord J.  Positivity in supportive and psychodynamic therapy.  In "Positive Psychiatry: A Clinical Handbook," edited by Dilip Jeste and Barton Palmer. Anticipated publication date 4/22/15.

Lord JA, McLaren K, Levy MR. Supportive Psychotherapy for Depression. UpToDate, http://www.uptodate.com/contents/unipolar-depression-in-adults-supportive-psychotherapy.

McLaren K, Lord J, Murray SB, Levy M, Ciechanowski P, Markman J, Ratzliff A, Grodesky M, Cowley DS. Ownership of patient care: a behavioral definition and stepwise approach to diagnosing problems in trainees. Perspectives on Medical Education, 2:72-86, May 2013.

Murray SB, Levy MR, Lord JA, McLaren K. Peer-facilitated Reflection: A Tool for Continuing Professional Development for Faculty. Academic Psychiatry, 37:2: 125-128, March-April 2013.

Murray SB, Lord J, McLaren K, Levy M, Kimmel R. Countertransference Experienced by Junior Faculty in the Care of VIP Patients. Academic Psychiatry, 1;36(2):133-5, March 2012.

Lord J,  Mourtzanos E, McLaren K, Murray S, Kimmel R, Cowley D. A Peer Mentoring Group for Junior Clinician Educators: Results After Four Years of Meetings. Academic Medicine, 87(3):378-383, March 2012. 

McLaren K, Lord J, Murray S. Perspective: delivering effective and engaging continuing medical education on physicians' disruptive behavior. Academic Medicine, 86(5):612-7, May 2011.