Joshua B



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University of Michigan Medical School

2000 - 2004

Michigan Medicine University of Michigan

2004 - 2008

Medical Director

2019 - 2020

Currently Practicing

Board-Certified Attending

Location :

Seattle, Washington

Current Time:

05/12/2021 09:37

About Joshua

Dr. Bess is a highly regarded teacher and psychiatrist. His clinical interests include ECT and other brain stimulation therapies, thoughtful pharmacotherapy of treatment-resistant mood disorders and the treatment of catatonia. Dr. Bess has authored several papers and is co-author of the Manual of Inpatient Psychiatry, now in its second edition. He has held leadership positions, including serving as President of the Washington State Psychiatric Association from 2019-2020.

Swarthmore College



1996 - 2000

Work Experience
Clinical Instructor/Assistant Professor

Michigan Medicine

Ann Arbor MI

2008 - 2013

Staff Psychiatrist


Seattle WA

2013 - 2015

Partner Psychiatrist


Seattle WA

2015 - 2019

Medical Director/Managing Partner


Seattle WA

2019 - 2020

SeattleNTC is the Northwest’s leading clinic for treatment-resistant depression, bipolar disorder, OCD and PTSD. Ours is the only clinic in Washington state offering all FDA-approved treatment options, including TMS, esketamine, ECT and VNS. 

ECT Psychiatrist

Swedish Medical Center

Seattle WA

2013 - 2020

Clinical Asst Professor

University of Washington Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Seattle WA

2014 - 2020

Notable Engagements
Research Interests