Dr. Lacy is a Board Certified Psychiatrist and Psychiatric Consultant for Integrative Counseling. He received his medical degree from Texas A&M University College of Medicine. He performed his Psychiatric training at the Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center (flagship hospital for the Air Force) in San Antonio, Texas and has lived in Silver Spring, MD, since 1994. From 1995-2005 he developed and directed the National Capital Consortium Military Combined Residency Program in Family Practice and Psychiatry (the largest of its kind in the nation). He has created novel neuroscience and neuropsychiatry educational programs used by several universities. Dr. Lacy has a wide-range of experience and directed mental health clinics, inpatient units, hospital consultation services, neuropsychiatric/brain injury programs, and substance use disorders clinics. As the father of an autistic adult, he has a deep understanding of the psychiatric impact that families face when caring for impaired family members.
Whenever possible, Dr. Lacy attempts to integrate herbal, nutritional, and other alternative somatic treatments with traditional psychiatric care. He also emphasizes a holistic approach; coordinating care with primary care providers and psychotherapists.
Dr Lacy has won numerous local and national awards for his teaching and writing. He has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed academic journals, over 90 national and international academic presentations, and developed international workshops on virtual reality and the integration of neuroscience, primary care, and psychotherapy. He is currently Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at George Washington University School of Medicine.