Shana  Brown-Lieberson

Shana Brown-Lieberson


Psychologist, PsyD Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Pennsylvania Accepting Online
Bala CBT in Bala Cynwyd Accepting In-person

Psypact Approved - able to practice in most other states in the U.S. If you are out of state, please inquire and I will let you know if I am able to practice in your state using Telehealth.

Updated December 26, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Social anxiety
  • Panic attacks / panic disorder
  • Mind-body connection

Professional statement

As founder of Bala CBT and a Licensed Psychologist, Dr. Brown-Lieberson (she/her) brings empathy, warmth, compassion, energy, and humor to empower clients to reach their goals and feel as though they have a safe space to be themselves.

Dr. Brown-Lieberson works with children (4 years old and up), adolescents, and adults, and utilizes evidence-based treatments, such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), Habit Replacement Training (HRT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and mindfulness techniques to create an individualized plan to treat the whole person.

Dr. Brown-Lieberson is an anxiety and OCD specialist who has experience successfully treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and various OCD presentations, perfectionism, Social Anxiety Disorder, fears/phobias, Separation Anxiety, Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (Trichotillomania/hair pulling, skin picking, nail biting, cheek/lip biting), Tourette’s Disorder and tics, depression, adjustment disorders, and various traumas, and providing psychotherapy to help with chronic health conditions, gastrointestinal disorders (such as IBS and Crohn's), LGBTQIA+ health, and women's health.

LGBTQIA+ Health: Dr. Brown-Lieberson strives to provide a safe and empathetic space for the LGBTQIA+ community. She has successfully helped clients of various sexual orientations and genders navigate stressors and difficulties, as well as helped provide education for families and helped families navigate care for their LGBTQIA+ child.

As someone who has past training in Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, Dr. Brown-Lieberson helps clients navigate the healthcare system, while providing tools and skills to help those with chronic health conditions.


Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions

Social anxiety - Helping clients increase confidence and ability to interact with others amidst fear of being judged, worry about embarrassment, or concern about offending others

Panic attacks / panic disorder - Brief, intense periods of overwhelming fear or anxiety

Mind-body connection - Practicing mindfulness to draw together how the body feels physically and how the mind feels mentally; healing both physically and mentally


  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)


Shana Brown-Lieberson is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $210 (45min)
  • Sliding scale: $150 - $210
  • Initial session: $350 (75min)
  • Family sessions: $210 (45min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

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:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed
Therapist's note

Due to the high cost of therapy and not wanting that to cause another stressor, I offer a sliding scale and payment plan if needed.


Online Sessions (Pennsylvania)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9am - 8pm
  • Tue 9am - 8pm
  • Wed 9am - 8pm
  • Thu 9am - 8pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Bala CBT in Bala Cynwyd practice
201 N Presidential Blvd, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania 19004
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9am - 8pm
  • Tue 9am - 8pm
  • Wed 9am - 8pm
  • Thu 9am - 8pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 5 years

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine , Psy.D. - Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, 2019
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine , M.S. in Clinical Psychology , 2017
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine , M.S. in Counseling & Clinical Health Psychology , 2014


Pennsylvania: PS019876