Outpatient Service

Our clinic offers an outpatient psychiatric service dedicated to those in need of weekly or biweekly psychiatric and psychotherapeutic interviews. Our service integrates with any other treatment interventions offered by providers in the area and offers medical intake within 48 h.

We are pleased to introduce our two referring doctors for outpatient services: Dr. Anna Saito, expert in the treatment of autism spectrum disorders, and Dr. Lorenzo Folini. Both are highly qualified and available to offer in-depth interviews and structured psychotherapy.
We believe that our clinicians can offer valuable help for those who need constant and reliable support. Please contact us for more information about the outpatient service and other types of treatment pathways, and we will be happy to answer any questions. The outpatient procedure is covered by LAMal insurance.

Dr. Anna Saito – Outpatient Psychiatry Physician

FMH in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Dr. Anna Saito graduated with honors in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 1992 and then completed her training at the same university in 1996 with a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychiatry.

Since 1997 she starts his own activity as a freelancer treating disorders such as anxiety, depression, anorexia and bulimia, obsessive disorders, disorders related to adolescent development and psychosis.

In 2008 she began his collaboration as Medical Director at the social welfare cooperative Futura in the field of rehabilitation in Autism. In the same year she began the master’s degree on Autism at the IAD school of the University of Rome “Tor Vergara” and obtained it in 2013 specializing in the treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders. A path of work and study that will mark her career and that will lead her to be today one of the reference figures of Psychiatry in Canton Ticino for the treatment of this disorder.

In 2011 she became President of A.R.D.E.C.A (Associazione per la Ricerca la Diagnosi e la Cura nell’Autismo) a role that she still holds while in 2012 she was elected Responsible for rehabilitation projects of individuals with pervasive developmental disorders at UILDM Lazio.

Dr. Saito is active in academic research and boasts several Publications in National and International scientific journals, in addition to her various roles as Speaker at National and International conferences.

Since 2018, she has been active at Clinica Santa Croce as an FMH Psychiatrist and since 2023 as a doctor in the Outpatient Service of the same.


Dr.Lorenzo Folini – Outpatient Psychiatrist

FMH in Psychiatry

Dr. Lorenzo Folini graduated in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Pavia in 2014 and obtained in the same year the license to practice as a Medical Surgeon through the Esame di Stato. He has also been registered with the Provincial Order of Surgeons and Dentists of Verbano Cusio Ossola since 2014.

In the meantime, he carries out professionalizing internship at SPDC, director Pierluigi Politi, Policlinico San Matteo, and facilities of the Department of Mental Health of the University of Pavia.

From 2015 he began his Specialization in Psychiatry at University of Sassari, training that ends in 2019, enriched by the experience of Graduate Internship in Psychiatry at C.I.R.D.I.P (Centro interdipartimentale di ricerca sui disturbi di personalità), director Prof. Edgardo Caverzasi, Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia.
Since March 2019, he has been active at the Clinica Santa Croce as an FMH Psychiatrist and has been a physician in the outpatient service of the same clinic since 2023.