Alex  Jordan

Alex Jordan

Psychologist, PhD

Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait at 115 Mill St, Belmont, MA 02478, USA (updated September 22, 2019)

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Relationships
  • Trauma
  • Substance use

Professional statement

Dr. Alex Jordan is a clinical psychologist in Belmont, MA specializing in anxiety disorders, trauma-related difficulties, depression, insomnia, and relationship challenges. He has special expertise in the assessment and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder, having served previously as the PTSD Expert Evaluator for the federally funded Consortium to Alleviate PTSD, and having completed his internship at the National Center for PTSD.

Through warm, collaborative, evidence-based psychotherapy, Dr. Jordan helps clients harness their strengths to break out of old patterns, discover new perspectives, and build the lives they want. Clients have described his approach as supportive, attentive, flexible, and appropriately challenging. Dr. Jordan is comfortable addressing a wide variety of complex concerns and is passionate about helping people achieve their most meaningful goals.

Dr. Jordan received his PhD and MA from Stanford University and his BA from Harvard University. He is a staff psychologist at McLean Hospital, an instructor at Harvard Medical School, and an adjunct professor at the Tuck School of Business and the Master of Health Care Delivery Science Program at Dartmouth College. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, and his research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and featured in the New York Times.

Message to clients

I listen carefully and ask a lot of questions to tailor the treatment to your unique challenges, values, and life circumstances. The foundation of any effective therapy is understanding the client. I take an active and practical stance in the treatment, and I check in regularly to ensure that you're finding the process useful and that the therapy is helping you move in the direction you hoped it would.


Anxiety - Generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks

Depression - Sleep and energy disruption, overall mood disturbance, inability to enjoy yourself, and difficulty being motivated, amongst many other symptoms

Insomnia - Sleep hygiene; sleep issues related to anxiety and life transitions

Relationships - Feeling unsatisfied in your partnership; communication challenges; addressing issues of power and voice; contemplation of separation; questioning one’s place in the relationship; breakups, friendships, dating

Trauma - Including dealing with past sexual assault, childhood trauma, environmental trauma (e.g. witnessing/experiencing violence), PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder)

Substance use - Prevent and reduce challenges related to tobacco, marijuana, and/or alcohol, such as anxiety, depression, and challenges in relationships

General expertise


Alex Jordan is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing session fee: $300 (45min)
  • Initial sessions: $300 (60min)

Therapist's note

Dr. Jordan can provide you with paperwork for reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network sessions.



115 Mill Street

Belmont, MA 02478

  • Sun Closed
  • Mon 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Thu 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Fri 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Sat Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2015 – Present
McLean Hospital, Staff Psychologist, 2017 – Present
Harvard Medical School, Instructor in Psychology, 2017 – Present
Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business, Adjunct Professor of Business Administration, 2009 – Present
Dartmouth College Master of Science of Health Care Delivery Science Program, Faculty, 2011 – Present
O'Connor Professional Group, Consultant, 2018 – Present
VA Boston Healthcare System, Clinical Research Psychologist, 2015 – 2017
Boston University School of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry (Research), 2015 – 2017
William James College, Adjunct Faculty, 2016 – 2017
Suffolk University, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, 2014 – 2016
VA Boston Healthcare System, Clinical Research Fellow, 2013 – 2015
VA Boston Healthcare System, Intern in Clinical Psychology, 2012 – 2013

Suffolk University, Certificate of Respecialization in Clinical Psychology, 2013
Stanford University, PhD, 2009
Stanford University, MA, 2008
Harvard University, BA, 2003


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