Stanford University Hospital

Division of General Psychiatry and Psychology

The Division of General Psychiatry and Psychology provides comprehensive psychiatric and psychological services across a continuum of care.  The clinical staff consists of psychiatrists and psychologists, psychiatry and psychology fellows, and general psychiatry residents provide initial evaluations, second opinions, and ongoing treatment.  For more information, please visit Stanford Health Care’s website at

Outpatient clinics in the department include a range of specialties including:

Evaluation and Brief Treatment

  • The Evaluation and Brief Intervention team provides a Consultation Clinic for patients who have a Stanford primary care physician and require urgent assessment, as well as an evaluation clinic for short-term treatment (less than three months).
  • Continuity Clinic

Outpatient Clinics

Medical Psychiatry and Consults

The Medical Psychiatry and Consult Liaison supports an active Consultation and Liaison service for hospitalized patients in other departments and patients seen in the Cancer Center. A new Integrated Behavioral Health Service is under development to support Stanford Primary Care Medicine.

Inpatient Care

Comprehensive Inpatient Care at Stanford University Medical Center offers in-depth evaluation and treatment of a broad range of psychiatric disorders. As part of a world-renowned university hospital, Stanford’s psychiatry service is prepared to treat individuals with complex and challenging illnesses.

The Inpatient Psychiatry Service at Stanford is recognized for its commitment to coordinating all patient care through a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, occupational and physical therapists, social workers and case managers.  Patient care is optimized through the availability of the full-range of resources available at Stanford University Medical Center. Located on the second floor of the hospital, the 29-bed Inpatient Psychiatry Service features both open unit (G2) and secured unit (H2) programs. Our treatment program is structured to maintain the safety, dignity, and confidentiality of every patient on the unit.

Care is provided utilizing appropriate treatment options that may include a variety of psychosocial interventions, psychopharmacologic treatments, and/or ECT. Consultation with additional medical specialty resources is available if required.  Coordination of care is accomplished through communication with other health-care providers, exploration of services available post-hospitalization, and consultation with family when possible.

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