Palo Alto Wellness

Psychiatrist, MD

Verified by Psychology Today
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Palo Alto Wellness

Psychiatrist, MD

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Palo Alto Wellness
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Call Shivani Chmura
(415) 993-4146
Offers online therapy

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Announcement icon We are currently seeing patients via tele-psychiatry. All appointments are done via zoom.

About

PLEASE NOTE: WE DO NOT ACCEPT INSURANCE. Dr. Shivani Chmura is an expert in treating patients with an evidence based, compassionate approach. She also has extensive experience with medication management for eating disorders. Dr. Chmura is trained in both Child and Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry from UCSF and Stanford Universities. She uses a warm, holistic approach to treating every individual, couple, and family. Dr. Chmura is trained in a variety of therapeutic modalities, (CBT, DBT, Supportive). She is an expert on pharmacologic management for depression, anxiety, eating disorders, ADHD, and post-partum depression and anxiety.
I am a psychiatrist, trained in medicine, psychiatry, and child and adolescent psychiatry. I work confidentially with individuals, children and families to improve mental wellness and life satisfaction. I also provide in depth assessments for patients or other providers.
Expert in Mood Disorders, , Eating Disorders, ADHD, and Anxiety Disorders, and post partum/peripartum mental health. Periodically, I also provide opportunities for group learning and group therapy.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $300 - $600
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa, Wire
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • License: California / A105518
  • School: Stanford University
  • Year Graduated: 2010
  • Board Certification: Board Eligible

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: American Association of Psychiatry and Neurology / General Psychiatry Board
  • Certificate Date: 2014
  • Certificate: American Association of Psychiatry and Neurology / ChildPsychiatry Board
  • Certificate Date: 2015

Palo Alto Wellness's Groups

Post Partum Women's Support Group

Dr. Chmura, expert in mental health and the peripartum experience, will lead this support group once a week. Babies welcome. Subjects include depression, anxiety, and parenting/relationship challenges.

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Pandemic Mother's Support Group

This is a group for women who are mothering and working during the pandemic. We will be privately meeting online to discuss and support each other in a protected, professional and non-judgmental environment. Issues include, guilt, perfectionism, partner-communication, self doubt, and otherwise open ended.

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Location

Palo Alto Wellness
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Call Shivani Chmura
(415) 993-4146
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Child
  • ADHD
  • Eating Disorders
Issues
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Infertility
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Medication Management
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • QME -- qualified medical examiner
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
I also speak: Punjabi, Some Spanish and Hindi
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Blind Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Family Therapy
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Interpersonal
  • Play Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Links

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Last Modified: 13 Dec 2020
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Palo Alto Wellness

Psychiatrist, MD