Laura Davies MD

Laura Davies MD

Physician and Expert in Healthcare Policy including AI.

Experienced Psychiatrist providing strategic insight with applications in healthcare policy, ethics, and AI. Consulting expert with years of global clinical experience.

Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Laura Davies, MD practices evidence based medicine centered on each individual patient’s strengths and circumstances. She has been in private practice for over 20 years, providing psychotherapy and medication treatment as indicated and in collaboration with her patients.

Dr. Davies served in United States’ Embassy Moscow as a diplomat and psychiatrist advising Ambassadors and Chiefs of Mission in over 14 posts. She has testified as an expert witness in state and federal courts, for both the prosecution and defense. Her forensic psychiatry work has encompassed the effects of substances on consciousness, immigration matters, the effects of injuries due to employment or accidents, and competency to stand trial among other issues. Her work includes long-term engagement with the Department of Justice on consent decrees in juvenile justice civil rights cases.

Clinically, Dr. Davies integrates her expertise in psychopharmacology with psychotherapeutic modalities including CBT, short-term psychodynamic therapy, and supportive treatment approaches. She encourages the use of apps or workbooks as appropriate for patients. She treats a wide range of conditions including depression and anxiety. Dr. Davies identifies and addresses biopsychosocial stressors with her patients to assist them in their