Pooja Shah, PsyD, Psychologist in Bakersfield
I am a licensed psychologist. I specialize in working with addiction, mood disorders, personality disorder, anxiety and depression. I enjoy working with adults and couples.
I am trained in health psychology which allows me to treat co-occurring, psychiatric, medical and addiction. I use an integrative model of evidenced based practices to provide quality care. I am a clinical supervisor for masters and doctoral students in psychology. As a result I keep up with the most recent trends and research.
I am a provider with Psychiatric Wellness Center. We a are collaborative psychiatric group. Working within a group allows you to receive well rounded care and explore options for the best treatment that fits you.
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Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 7 Years
  • School: Illinois School of Professional Psychology
  • License No. and State: PSY24456 California

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $150
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • APS Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Delta
  • Foundation for Health Care
  • Gemcare
  • Health Net
  • Holman Group
  • MHN
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Medicare
  • Optum
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • ValueOptions
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: American Psychological Association
  • Member Since: 2016
  • Membership: Los Angeles County Psychological Association
  • Member Since: 2016

Specialties

  • Substance Abuse
  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression

Issues

  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Obesity
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Sexuality

  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age

  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Existential
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Narrative
  • Positive
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2016
Pooja Shah, PsyD, Psychologist in Bakersfield

Pooja Shah

Psychologist, PsyD