She/Her/HersPsychiatrist, MD Practice: Rivia Mind Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Dr. Nikita Shah completed a six-year combined undergraduate-graduate medical school program from the University of Missouri - Kansas City, earning her BA in Psychology and her Doctorate of Medicine. She completed residency at the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt program in Baltimore, followed by a Forensic Psychiatry fellowship through Columbia Universityin New York City.
Dr. Shah has worked in a variety of mental health settings (inpatient hospitals, emergency rooms, and forensic hospitals). In addition, she has served as a supervisor for medical students and psychiatric residents. She has expertise in treating psychotic disorders, mania, depression, and anxiety. She is an advocate for minority mental health.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Forensic psychology - Understanding and managing triggers and motivations related to criminal activity; evaluation of one’s mental competence, criminal responsibility, competency to stand trial, risk-assessment; testifying as an expert witness
Psychotic disorders - Supporting individuals and families to manage symptoms such as delusions, hallucinations, and agitations while maintaining healthy, supportive relationships
Schizophrenia - Support monitoring and managing symptoms; building skills and supports to reduce and respond to stressors and sustain a balanced life
Psychological evaluations & testing - A broad range of tests and assessments that may be used to identify present strengths, provide diagnosis clarity, and inform treatment goals
This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:
Years of Experience: 13 years
University of Missouri Kansas City, Bachelors of Psychology and Doctor of Medicine, 2010
New York: 274322-01