John Frederick, M.D., Seattle Psychiatrist

Welcome to Dr. Frederick’s private practice

Dr. Frederick graduated summa cum laude from Indiana University.  He completed his M.D. at Indiana University School of Medicine and completed his psychiatry residency training at the University of Washington.   He then completed a geriatric psychiatry fellowship at Northwestern University.  Dr. Frederick is board-certified in both general psychiatry and in geriatric psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Prior to entering private practice, Dr. Frederick worked in a number of settings.   From 2001-2007 he worked inseveral specialty clinics as a faculty member at the University of Washington.  From 2007-2015, worked for a number of years providing psychopharmacology services at a large Seattle-based nonprofit medical center.  He is also well versed in cognitive behavioral therapy.   

Dr. Frederick was listed by Seattle Met magazine as one of Seattle's "Top Doctors" in 2010 and 2012.


Frederick JT, Comtois KA.  Practice of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) After Psychiatry Residency.  Academic Psychiatry 2006 Jan-Feb; 30(1):63-8.

Wang E, Kishi DL, Frederick JT.  Chapter 11: Psychiatric Conditions Secondary to Chemical Dependence.  In: Correctional Psychiatry Practice Guidelines and Strategies.  Edited by Piasecki M, Thienhaus O.  Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute, Inc. 2007

Frederick JT, Steinman LE, Prohaska T, Satariano WA, Bruce M, Bryant L, Ciechanowski P, De Vellis B, Leith K, Leyden KM, Sharkey J, Simon GE, Wilson N, Unützer J, Snowden M.  Community-Based Treatment of Late Life Depression:  An Expert Panel-Informed Literature Review.  Academic Journal of Preventive Medicine 2007 33(3):222-249.

Steinman LE, Frederick JT, Prohaska T, Satariano WA, Dornberg-Lee S, Fisher R, Graub PB, Leith K, Presby K, Sharkey J, Snyder S, Turner D, Wilson N, Yagoda L, Unützer J, Snowden M.  Recommendations for treating depression in community-based older adults. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2007 33(3):175-81