Peter Kass M.D.

Unlock your potential with game-changing adult and adolescent sports and wellness psychiatry

Dr. Peter Kass played college basketball, taught high school science, and now provides personalized psychiatric care to his patients in Southern California.

6+

Years of experience

500+

Patients
served

4

Professional Publications

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Peter Kass is recognized as a top psychiatrist across multiple medical association groups. 

Conditions Treated

As a board certified psychiatrist, Dr. Kass received extensive professional training in evaluating, diagnosing, and treating (medications, mindfulness, talk therapy, etc) a wide array of psychiatric and psychological conditions, including:
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Anxiety & Depression

Difficulties with low mood, excessive worries, obsessive thoughts, and additional emotional symptoms that cause social and/or emotional distress

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Family Conflicts

A pattern of negative interactions between family members that results in significant distress to one or more members of a family.

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Performance Anxiety

Excessive worry about poor outcomes that negatively impacts your performance during a specific competition or series of competitions.

Board Certified Psychiatrist

Get the help you need with a psychiatrist you trust. Dr. Peter Kass is a renowned sports and wellness psychiatrist located in San Diego, California.

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Frequently Asked Questions

No, while Dr. Kass has a specific expertise in sports psychiatry, he also really enjoys working with non-athlete clients. He has extensive training in general adult and adolescent psychiatry and is happy to work with clients who have a wide range of psychiatric concerns.

The initial visit is Dr. Kass’s first chance to get to know you and learn about your goals for treatment. These visits generally take 90-120 minutes so that Dr. Kass has time to get to know you, understand your concerns, and formulate a comprehensive set of treatment recommendations. At the end of your initial visit, Kass will provide a set of recommendations that he feels will best help you reach your mental health goals. If Dr. Kass doesn’t feel he’s the best fit for helping you reach those goals, he will provide you with additional referrals and resources.

Insurance companies often create rigid contracts that force psychiatrists to schedule brief, infrequent appointments. Since Dr. Kass believes effective, individualized treatment depends on a combination of collaborative conversations, talk therapy, psychoeducation, and medication treatment, and that he cannot effectively care for clients with the restrictions imposed by insurance companies. In order to provide holistic, individualized, and optimal care, Dr. Kass does not contract with insurance companies and works as an “out of network provider.”

For detailed information on services and rates, please visit our services page.

Yes, we use a HIPAA compliant, encrypted video program to perform video visits with patients.

Get in Touch.

Dr. Kass provides all his clients with a free, preliminary consultation phone call to help them figure out how to reach their mental health goals.
Phone number

(858) 208-3595

Location

2991 Kalmia Street
San Diego, CA 92116

Get a free, 15-minute consultation with Dr. Kass

Use this form to reach us and we’ll respond by phone or email. Please include non-medical questions or comments only. In case of an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.