Dr. Tuesday Burns
Medical Director | MD, Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist
Dr. Tuesday Burns believes in collaborating with patients and viewing their concerns through a holistic lens. Having worked in a diverse array of clinical and academic settings, she has come to appreciate the strength of the mind-body connection. Dr. Burns has specialized training in issues related to hormones, PMDD, pregnancy, menopause and gender transitions. Using an integrative approach and evidence-based treatments, the alliance she forms with patients is rooted in accountability and agency.
In her years of clinical practice, Dr. Burns has garnered experience working as a consultant in hospital settings and as a liaison to primary care doctors, OB/GYNs, naturopaths and functional medicine specialists. She has advanced training in women’s mental health, brain stimulation and medical psychiatry and has enjoyed teaching medical students and supervising residents and fellows. After spending a number of years on the east coast for school and training, she returned to Seattle and has spent the past five years in private practice. Alongside her husband, Dr. Jamie Lolley, she founded the Behavioral Health Collaborative in 2015. Aiming to empower patients to live their most authentic and fulfilling lives, their practice specializes in the mental health needs of individuals navigating transitions, relationships and parenthood. Dr. Burns has expertise working with hormonal imbalances, autoimmune and inflammatory disorders.
In approaching her new role as Medical Director of THIRA Health, Dr. Burns is eager to collaborate with colleagues and innovate novel approaches to treatment. She has long-since admired the model of care at THIRA and hopes to compliment the wealth of resources THIRA brings to the community. She looks forward to supporting her peers and patients by offering new ways to conceptualize and manage the confluence of hormones, mood and anxiety.
Dr. Burns received her B.S. in Neuroscience from Brown University and her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. She completed residency training at Harvard as well as a fellowship in Women’s Mental Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Since completing her training, she has pursued research and clinical work in Boston, Virginia, New York, and Seattle.