Psychologist in Lexington, MA | Alex Jordan, Ph.D.

About Dr. Jordan

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. Jordans 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 1500 times, and featured in media outlets such as the New York Times and Good Morning America. Outside his private practice, Dr. Jordan is a staff psychologist at McLean Hospital, an instructor at Harvard Medical School, 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. Previously he served as the PTSD expert evaluator for the $45 million VA-DoD Consortium to Alleviate PTSD and as an assistant professor at the Boston University School of Medicine. 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. His internship was in the National Center for PTSD at VA Boston. He completed postdoctoral fellowships at VA Boston and Dartmouth College.