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Centering the traditionally marginalized experience in the mental health care of all people.

Our Mission

centerspace provides culturally-contextualized, trauma-informed care for people for whom the experience of carrying marginalized, multiple and/or intersecting identities is an important part of their mental health and well-being. We work with individuals to achieve meaningful recovery in complex contexts including cross-cultural dynamics, integrating spirituality and faith, spiritual and/or racial trauma, immigration and displacement.

Our Clinic Provides

  • Medication management
  • Therapy
  • Consultations

Areas of Focus

  • Cross-cultural dynamics
  • Multiple and intersecting identities
  • Racial trauma
  • Immigration and displacement
  • Faith/Spirituality/ Religion
  • Specific specialties: Black, Asian, Latinx, Muslim populations

Please click here for more information and eligibility criteria for becoming a patient in our clinic.

Patients, family, and doctors may speak directly to a psychiatric intake coordinator who will route each patient to the most appropriate specialty area. The coordinator will also assist in obtaining insurance verification and pre-authorization as needed.

If you are in crisis:

  • Call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room if you need help immediately.
  • Crisis Text Line: Text “START” TO 741-741. Free, confidential, 24/7
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 988

Media & Latest News

  • Stanford Medicine's Office of Faculty Development and Diversity

    Improving Clinical Competencies in Providing Whole-Person Care for Muslim Patients

    This workshop aims to provide clinicians the knowledge and framework to better address the needs of their Muslim patients. To facilitate this goal, this workshop will include research-informed, key concepts in improving clinical report with Muslim patients. Participants will leave this training with improved competency, comfort, and skill in meaningfully providing whole-person care for their Muslim patients.

Clinic Director

Rania Awaad, MD
Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Yasmin Owusu, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Megan Tan
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Benjamin Zewdu Belai
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Matthew L. Edwards
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (General Psychiatry and Psychology)