Dr. David Shanley is a psychologist specializing in the treatment of anxiety disorders for adults and adolescents in the Denver, Colorado area. Dr. Shanley has established credentials with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Denver and is a licensed psychologist in the state of Colorado.
To effectively treat anxiety and other mental health issues, Dr. Shanley uses evidence based, behavioral interventions, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) theoretical approaches. He helps patients overcome various forms of anxiety including:
Dr. David Shanley offers a free 15-minute phone consultation before booking a first appointment. This allows potential clients to ask specific questions of how he might address their concerns or work with them as an additional form of screening before scheduling and paying for an appointment. Not many therapists offer an initial free phone consultation.
To ease financial constraints for clients, Dr. David Shanley accepts multiple forms of payment. His fee for a therapy session is $150. This fee can be paid with cash, check, or major credit cards. A sliding scale may be available to clients in need depending on financial circumstances. Dr. Shanley accepts insurance and is an in-network provider for TriCare insurance. Furthermore, Dr. Shanley also accepts Health Savings Account debit and credit cards.
Dr. David Shanley has a special interest in working with veterans and service members and has additional training in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and sleep disorders in addition to anxiety and other mental health conditions. He is also credentialed with TriCare and ChampVA insurance companies so veterans or service members can be seen beyond the VA with little to no out-of-pocket cost.
Recently, Dr. David Shanley published a social anxiety workbook. This book includes in-depth explanations of social anxiety by social life, at work, and public situations, techniques for managing social anxiety, exercises, worksheets, and real world examples.
On his website, Dr. David Shanley offers references of other trusted professionals specializing in treating mood disorders and issues of sports performance, children, the LBGTQ population, and substance abuse and addiction. He also provides information to the University of Denver’s Professional Psychology Clinic that provides low cost mental health care.
Therapists and psychologists are unable to prescribe medication for mental illness. In order to receive medication, clients must see a psychiatrist or medical doctor.