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The Stanford Psychiatry Clinic provides comprehensive outpatient behavioral health and psychiatric care for adults. Consultation and ongoing treatment is provided by faculty and staff physicians and psychologists for a wide range of disorders. The clinic also provides treatment for specialized populations including seniors, women, and patients with a co-existing medical disorder.
Care and Treatment for Psychiatric Disorders
Adult Treatment Specialties
Psychosocial treatment clinics
Evaluation and treatment of eating disorders, panic and anxiety disorders, personality disorders, adjustment disorders and psychosocial treatment of depression or stress. Provides DBT therapy groups and a group for non-epileptic seizure disorders.
Evaluation and treatment for patients 65 years and older with depression, anxiety, behavioral symptoms of dementia and other psychiatric disorders complicated by the biological and psychological effects of aging.
Long-term psychotherapy for patients with relationship or personal difficulties. All diagnoses including those requiring medication are considered.
Couples and family
Evaluation and treatment of relationship problems, marital conflict, divorce, remarriage and parenting issues.
Evaluation and treatment of patients who have psychiatric or behavioral symptoms as a result of, or related to, a serious medical illness or injury such as cancer, heart disease, stroke or chronic pain.
Consultation and medication management for patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder and psychosis.
Psychiatric or behavioral complications of neurological disorders such as movement disorders, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, head trauma or stroke.
Evaluation and treatment for patients with a primary diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder, hair-pulling, compulsive shopping and skin-picking.
Impulse control disorders
Evaluation and management of intermittent explosive disorder, kleptomania, pathological gambling, trichotillomania, pyromania.
Second opinion consultations and ongoing medication management for mood disorders including depression, dysthymia, cyclothymia. ECT evaluations. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, (TMS) for depression.
Evaluation and treatment of female specific psychiatric disorders and behavioral or psychiatric symptoms related to post-partum depression, PMS, menopause, infertility and pregnancy issues.
Second opinion consultations, evaluation and medication management of Bipolar Disorders Types I & II.
Learn about the general traits of anxiety and depression, their relationship to cognition, and how they are treated in older adults.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.
Patients, family and doctors may speak directly to a psychiatric intake coordinator who will route each patient to the most appropriate specialty area and assist in obtaining insurance verification and pre-authorization as needed.
Patients who have a referral form may fax the form to 650-498-4960.
For child psychiatry, please call the LPCH Child Psychiatry Clinic at 650-723-7704.
Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions, visit Referring Physicians.