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Welcome to the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Child Development

The Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Child Development in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences  is an integral part of one of the preeminent child and adolescent mental health treatment consortiums in the country, which includes Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, Stanford Children’s Health, Stanford Hospital & Clinics, and Stanford University School of Medicine.

The mission of the Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Child Development is advancing science through exploration of psychopathology in children and adolescents; psychotherapy process and outcomes; early childhood stress/trauma; and psychological adjustment. Our goal is to increase understanding of the pathophysiology of youth mental health concerns including mood, eating, childhood medical, anxiety, and autism related disorders using innovative translational approaches ranging from stem cell research to imaging and clinical trials. Services are provided through several outpatient specialty clinics:


In addition, most of our outpatient specialty clinics have research components:

Contact Us

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Building
401 Quarry Road
Stanford, CA 94305-5719

Mailing Address: 
401 Quarry Rd.
Stanford, CA 94305-5719 

Main Phone and New Patient Intake: (650) 723-5511

FAX: (650) 724-7389 NEW REFERRALS FAX: (650) 497-4246

Days and Hours:
Monday-Friday  8:00 am - 6:00 pm


Stanford Pivotal Response Treatment Virtual Conference 9/26/20

Autism Parent Support Group Now via Zoom until further notice. Meets on second Mondays from 7-8:30pm. Next meeting 10/12/20. For zoom info, click here.

Mindfulness Skills for Parents Online Course class full. To be on the wait list for the next class, please email us.