Dr. Carl Feinstein is Professor Emeritus in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Stanford
University and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Vice Chair, Child & Adolescent
Psychiatry at the University of California Riverside School of Medicine.
Carl is board certified in Psychiatry and in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. His research
interests include psychotherapeutic processes, Asperger’s Syndrome, Autism spectrum
disorders, and psychotherapy, genetically-based neurodevelopmental disorders, intellectual
and developmental disability, sensory impairment in children, including visual and hearing impairment,
and the psychiatric aspects of medical illness and disability in children.
At Trayt, Carl is responsible for clinical integrity and thought leadership as well as oversight
of clinical insights.
Prior to joining Trayt, Carl was the Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Stanford
and founded and directed the Stanford Autism Center at Packard Children’s Hospital. Carl
was also on the board at Stanford New Schools and AchieveKids.
“The current state of evidence-based medicine approaches treatment of disorders one at a time
and in isolation from the co-occurring psychiatric and medical symptoms that most patients
experience. This paradigm has to shift. Trayt facilitates coordination of care by introducing
integrated symptom tracking of co-morbid conditions and it fully involves patient participation in