Dr. Peter Kass, M.D., M.Ed., is an accomplished psychiatrist specializing in Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry. Employing an integrative approach encompassing therapy, medication management, and lifestyle modifications, Dr. Kass is committed to helping his clients realize their aspirations. Additionally, Dr. Kass offers his expertise in performance and sports psychiatry, where he offers tailored support to adolescent and adult athletes across all levels, facilitating peak mental performance.
Dr. Kass attended Pomona College, where he excelled both academically and athletically, playing varsity basketball while majoring in neuroscience. Following his undergraduate studies, he joined Teach For America, where he immersed himself in teaching high school science and coaching varsity basketball in downtown Los Angeles. Concurrently, he pursued a Master of Urban Education at Loyola Marymount University. Driven by a passion for mental health and education, Dr. Kass transitioned to medical school at UC-San Diego School of Medicine, graduating to pursue his Adult Psychiatry Residency at UC-San Francisco. His dedication to comprehensive care led him to further specialize in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry through a fellowship at the University of California, San Diego, and Rady Children's Hospital. Deepening his expertise, Dr. Kass completed a rigorous two-year psychodynamic psychotherapy training program at the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis.
As a testament to his commitment to sports psychiatry, Dr. Kass is a proud member of the International Society for Sports Psychiatry, actively contributing to the advancement of mental health support in athletics. With his extensive training and compassionate approach, Dr. Kass empowers individuals to navigate challenges, unlock their potential, and thrive both on and off the field.