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  • Steven Tate

    Steven Tate

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    BioDr. Steven Tate serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor specializing in addiction medicine within the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from the University of Chicago and completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Pennsylvania. He then successfully completed a fellowship in addiction medicine at Stanford. With a Master's in medical statistics from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Dr. Tate brings a rigorous and evidence-based approach to his work.

    Dr. Tate sees patients in the Stanford Dual Diagnosis Clinic, providing comprehensive care for individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. He also attends on the inpatient addiction medicine consult service, where he offers guidance to healthcare professionals on complex addiction-related cases. Driven by his dedication to improving care for patients with substance use disorders, he focuses his work on educating future addiction professionals and translating evidence into practice.

  • Allison L. Thompson, Ph.D.

    Allison L. Thompson, Ph.D.

    Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    BioDr. Allison Thompson specializes in the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, anxiety and depression, and severe mental illness. She has practiced at Stanford since 2008. She has a special interest in the treatment of underrepresented and underserved populations, such as people of color.

  • Aubrey Toole, PhD

    Aubrey Toole, PhD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    BioDr. Aubrey Toole is a licensed psychologist whose research and clinical work has focused on the treatment and prevention of eating and body image problems and the potential benefits of compassion- and acceptance-based interventions. Dr. Toole further specializes in treating eating and body image concerns in high performance athletes at Stanford. Clinically, she works with a range of presentations, including eating and body image concerns, mood and anxiety difficulties, interpersonal problems, and post-traumatic stress, as well as rigid perfectionism, harsh self-critical thinking, and shame. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Psychology with Highest Honors at UC Berkeley and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Emory University. She completed her predoctoral internship at the Emory University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, where she worked with children, adolescents, and young adults with eating disorders, emotion regulation difficulties, anxiety, depression, OCD, and PTSD. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University’s School of Medicine within the Psychosocial Treatment Clinic, where her training focused on evidence-based treatments for eating disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, couples, and high-performance athletes, as well as clinical supervision.

  • Mickey Trockel

    Mickey Trockel

    Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    BioMickey Trockel is the Director of Evidence Based Innovation for the Stanford University School of Medicine WellMD Center. His development of novel measurement tools has led to growing focus on professional fulfillment as a foundational aim of efforts to promote physician well-being. His scholarship also identifies interpersonal interactions at work as a modifiable core determinate of an organizational culture that cultivates wellness.

    Dr. Trockel serves as the chair of the Physician Wellness Academic Consortium Scientific Board, which is a group of academic medical centers working together to improve physician wellbeing. The consortium sites have adopted the physician wellness assessment system Dr. Trockel and his colleagues have developed, which offers longitudinal data for benchmarking and natural experiment based program evaluation. His previous research included focus on college student health, and evaluation of the efficacy of a national evidence based psychotherapy dissemination effort. His more recent scholarship has focused on physician wellbeing. He is particularly interested in developing and demonstrating the efficacy of interventions designed to promote wellbeing by improving social culture determinants of wellbeing across student groups, employee work teams, or larger organizations.