Douglas Rait

Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic

Professional Education

  • Advanced Externship, Family Therapy Supervision - Family Studies/Minuchin Center, NY (1988)
  • Externship, Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy, NY (1986)
  • Fellowship, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center/Cornell Medical College, NY (1986)
  • Fellowship, Children's Hospital-Judge Baker Guidance Center/Harvard Medical School, MA (1985)
  • Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder, CO (1985)
  • A.B., magna cum laude w/Honors, Brown University, RI (1979)

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Professor of the Year Award, PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium (2015)
  • Outstanding Professor of the Year Award, PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium (2013)
  • Most Inspiring Mentor Award, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University (2012)
  • Outstanding Professor of the Year Award, PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium (2012)
  • Outstanding Professor of the Year Award, PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium (2011)
  • Academic Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University (2010)
  • Outstanding Professor of the Year Award, PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium (2009)
  • Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University (1997)
  • Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University (1994)
  • Joan Sadow Award for Excellence in Teaching, Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center (1991)

Administrative Appointments

  • Faculty Member, Stanford Program in Biodesign (2014 - Present)
  • Director, Stanford Advanced Psychotherapy Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (2012 - 2013)
  • Chief, Couples and Family Therapy Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (1993 - Present)
  • Director, Family Therapy Program, VA Palo Alto Health Care System (1992 - Present)