Mental Health Team (MHT)

The Stanford School of Medicine Mental Health Team (MHT) provides free brief individual therapy and psychiatric services to School of Medicine students. MHT clinicians work with students in individual counseling to address clinical and other time-of-life concerns.

MHT widely focuses on supporting students in overcoming barriers that impact social, emotional, and academic aspects of life while attending Stanford School of Medicine. 


MHT offers counseling and psychiatric services free of charge to actively enrolled School of Medicine students.  Services include:

  • Brief individual therapy  

  • Psychiatry

  • Groups & Workshops *

    *For additional groups and workshops available through Stanford University and CAPS, please click here


Scheduling an Appointment

To make an appointment, please contact CAPS Front Desk at 650-723-3785 and specify you are a School of Medicine student seeking an appointment with MHT.

Sessions with members of MHT remain cost-free for actively enrolled MD, MSPA, SoM BioSci MS, and SoM BioSci PhD students regardless of insurance coverage. 

Students must be in the state of California when engaging in MHT telehealth treatment services. If you are located outside of California, MHT can provide you with telehealth Care Management services to help you connect with resources in your local area and temporarily support your needs while you are seeking local care.