James Lock, MD, PhD

James Lock, MD, PhD

Stanford, CA
Stanford University
775 Santa Ynez St.
Stanford, CA 94305
(650) 723-5511
Fax: (650) 723-5531
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Wheelchair accessible

CREDENTIALS/DISCIPLINE: MD, PhD, child and adolescent psychiatrist

Board Certified: Yes

Number of years treating patients with eating disorders: 10+ years

Number of patients with eating disorders you treat annually: 15+

EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERTISE: Board certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, specialized in eating disorders for over 15 years. Special focus on child and adolescent disorders using family treatment. Conducting NIH funded research.


Family therapy and CBT are my main approaches. Yes, I feel you can recover from an eating disorder and I define recovery as: Normal weight return, healthy physiology, no unhealthy weight related behaviors or thoughts.


POPULATIONS SERVED: Adolescents, Adults, Athletes, Children, Couples, Ethnic Minorities, Families, Females, GLBT, Males, Seniors.

CONDITIONS TREATED: Affective Disorders, Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating, Bulimia Nervosa, Co-Morbidity, Compulsive Exercise, NOS (Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Overweight.

TREATMENT APPROACHES: Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy, Individual Therapy, Medical Evaluations, Nutritional Counseling, Psychopharmacology. Willing and/or experienced in working as part of a team.

TREATMENT SETTINGS: Outpatient, Inpatient, College/University Counseling Program.

FEES: Cash, Credit Cards, Payment Plans, Personal Checks, Sliding Scale, Medi-Cal. Insurance: Medi-Cal for research treatments. “Provider out of the network” in a PPO: Will bill on behalf of patient.