With more than 30 years in psychiatry, Patricia Stamm, MD, brings considerable experience and ontological perspective to her professional endeavors. She conducts a full-time private practice in addition to providing psychiatric consultations for local practitioners and treatment centers. Ordained a Minister in 2010, Dr. Patricia Stamm imbues her work with a strong spiritual element. Rev. Patricia Stamm, MD, began her spiritual studies in 2008 at the Chaplaincy Institute for Arts and Interfaith Ministries after 21 years of feeling the call to spread the Word of God. She was ordained in 2010 after decades in private practice and raising two children. She has now built a thriving interfaith spiritual ministry and resumed pursuit of her interest in songwriting, composing pieces that promote a more serene life. Dr. Stamm brings her contemplative life into her psychiatric practice, treating patients with a keen understanding of the spiritual dimension of psychology. Though she sees clients with a variety of psychological needs, Dr. Patricia Stamm maintains a special interest in eating and mood disorders, relationship issues, ADHD, chronic illness, and the dying process. Dr. Stamm’s approach combines cognitive-behavioral, psychopharmacological, and psychodynamic therapy with her study of the divine. Rev. Patricia Stamm, MD, actively pursues current developments in her fields with membership in a variety of professional societies. She currently belongs to the American Group Psychotherapy Association; previously, she held membership in the American Psychiatric Association, the California Medical Association, and the American Medical Association. She has presented papers and workshops to her colleagues and the public on psychotherapy and eating disorders. Dr. Patricia Stamm maintains charitable involvement in and near her residence of San Rafael, California. She enjoys hiking, favoring the LakeLagunitas area, and has participated in tennis and horseback riding.


General Interests

Writing music, creative writing, reading non-fiction and fiction. exercising, hiking in Fairfax near lake lagunitas Have been an avid tennis player and horseback riding in New England Horse shows, Family, Community, Health & Wellness.


Ongoing student and supporter of iwave.

Work History

Work History
Feb 1981 - Present


Dr. Patricia J. Stamm, MD Private Practice Psychiatrist

Patricia Stamm, MD holds over 30 years of private practice experience in the field of general psychiatry. Her practice entails providing psychiatric evaluations, medical consultations, and private consultations for clinicians. As a psychotherapist, Dr. Patricia Stamm utilizes an approach that combines psychodynamic, psychopharmacological, cognitive-behavioral, and spiritual therapy. Her clients include individuals, couples, and groups. Experienced in providing psychotherapy treatment for a wide range of issues, she holds special interest in helping her clients overcome relationship issues, mood disorders, eating disorders, chronic illness, ADHD, and issues relating to death and dying. Beyond her private practice, Dr. Patricia Stamm holds professional experience providing out-patient consultation for Serenity Knolls, a recovery center for drug and alcohol addiction. She also offered psychiatric consultation services for Recovery Systems in Mill Valley, California.


1973 - 1977


Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons




Issues Relating to Death and Dying


Chronic Illness

Eating Disorders

Mood Disorders

Relationship Issues