Anna K. McDowell, MD, is a psychiatrist and Co-Director of the Depression Consultation Team at the Rocky Mountain Regional Veterans Affairs Medical Center. As clinical faculty at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Dr. McDowell teaches students, residents, and clinical staff. She is passionate about treating patients with complex mood, anxiety, and personality disorders and integrates multiple psychotherapeutic modalities in her patients’ treatment. Dr. McDowell has formal training in dialectical behavior and psychodynamic psychotherapies and is board certified in psychiatry and addiction medicine.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Dr. McDowell is a leader in the development and implementation of evidence-based interventions for high risk psychiatric disorders, including treatment-resistant depression, borderline personality disorder, and eating disorders. With past experience in private practice, Dr. McDowell remains interested in the business of medicine and how this impacts the patient-clinician relationship.
Dr. McDowell enjoys reading and spending time outside with her family in Colorado.