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Pediatric Anxiety and Traumatic Stress (PATS) Clinic

The Pediatric Anxiety and Traumatic Stress (PATS) Clinic consists of an integrated, multidisciplinary team seeking to address the impact of anxiety, stress, and trauma exposure on child development.

Conditions Treated

  • Separation Anxiety Disorder
  • Selective Mutism
  • Specific Phobias
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Agoraphobia
  • PTSD and Traumatic Stress
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Trichotillomania
  • Tics and Tourette’s Disorder


Additional conditions:

  • Adjustment to life stressors
  • Shyness
  • School refusal
  • Medical trauma

This Program Provides

  • Evaluation and consultation
  • Individual, family, and group therapy
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Parent coaching
  • School collaboration
  • Psychotherapy programs:
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    • Cue Centered Therapy (CCT)
    • Exposure/Response Prevention (ERP)
    • Trauma Focused CBT (TF-CBT)
    • Habit Reversal Training (HRT)
    • Mindfulness and acceptance based treatments
  • Specialty programs for young children:
    • Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
    • CBT and play therapy
    • Trauma focused therapies

Clinic Director

Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

For an appointment, please call:

650.723.7704

For additional information, please visit the website for the
Early Life Stress and Resilience Program (ELSRP).