Kate Benham-Suk, MD
General Adult Psychiatrist
Dr. Kate Benham-Suk provides psychotherapy and medication management to adults and seniors. She specializes in psychodynamic psychotherapy, drawing on her training in cognitive behavioral therapy. She views psychotherapy as a means to help individuals attain greater self-understanding, feel more fully alive, and develop stronger relationships and a sense of self. Her professional interests include mood disorders, trauma, issues related to pregnancy, major life transitions, and identity exploration. Dr. Benham-Suk completed her psychiatry residency at UCSF, where she subsequently completed a Public Psychiatry Fellowship with a focus on homelessness and chronic mental illness. She attended Columbia University for medical school and graduated from Stanford University with a BA in Feminist Studies. She is engaged in ongoing education through the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis.