Victoria Cosgrove

Bio:   Dr. Victoria Cosgrove is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine. She directs the Prevention and Intervention (PI) Laboratory, focused on studying stress and its involvement in the emergence of mood symptoms in adolescents and teens as well as developing clinical interventions that may help minimize negative responses to stress. She also directs the Family Clinic, which trains graduate students in psychology as well as psychiatry fellows in the specifics of family therapy. Dr. Cosgrove grew up on the East Coast and received her BA at Yale University in 1998. When she was a sophomore at Yale, she became a peer counselor and quickly made an easy decision to devote her career to supporting mental health. After receiving a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and Behavioral Genetics from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2009, she completed a Research Fellowship in child psychiatry at Stanford before joining the Faculty. She lives in Redwood City with her husband Brian and their three children, Zander, Aila, and Declan.

Professional Education

  • Internship: VA Medical Center Palo Alto (2009) CA
  • Professional Education: University of Colorado at Boulder (2009) CO
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center (2011) CA
  • Master of Arts, University of Colorado at Boulder, Clinical Psychology (2005)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Yale University (1998)

Honors & Awards

  • New Investigator Award, NIMH-NCDEU (6/2010)
  • Awardee, NIMH Career Development Institute for Bipolar Disorder (5/2010)