Angela Shields

Psychiatrist, MD

Verified by Psychology Today
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Angela Shields

Psychiatrist, MD

Verified by Psychology Today

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Talkiatry
Nashville, TN 37238
(629) 205-6969
Offers online therapy

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New York, NY 10001
(917) 634-5311
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About

Dr. Angela Shields is a board-certified adult and addiction psychiatrist with over 10 years of experience. Dr. Shields’ clinical expertise includes treating adults with depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar disorder, eating disorders and substance abuse. Dr. Shields’ greatest passion is bringing healing and hope to those experiencing stress in their lives. Dr. Shields takes an evidence-based, whole health approach to patient care and believes in meeting you “where you are” on your road to recovery. Dr. Shields will welcome you with empathy and sincerity combined with a direct approach to treatment.
She obtained her Bachelor of Science from Cornell University, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She then completed the Medical Scientist Training Program at Vanderbilt Medical School, earning both her MD and her PhD in Molecular Physiology and Biophysics. Her PhD research focused on stress and its role in relapse to addiction.
Following a four-year residency in Psychiatry at Vanderbilt Medical Center, Dr. Shields became board certified in General Psychiatry and later in Addiction Medicine.

Finances

Pay By: American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • ComPsych
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • HealthPartners of MN and WI
  • Highmark BCBS of Western New York
  • Humana
  • MVP Health Care
  • Meritain Health
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford
  • Priority Health
  • UMR
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
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Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 8 Years
  • License: Tennessee / 49774
  • School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Year Graduated: 2011
  • Board Certification: Psychiatry

Location

Talkiatry
Nashville, TN 37238
(629) 205-6969
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

Talkiatry
New York, NY 10001
(917) 634-5311
Specialties
  • ADHD
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
Issues
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Medication Management
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Medication Management/Supportive Therapy
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET)
Modality
  • Individuals

Links

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Last Modified: 2 Feb 2023
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Angela Shields

Psychiatrist, MD