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Nitasha Shetty

Nitasha Shetty specializes in the assessment and treatment of anxiety and related disorders, mood disorders, and post traumatic-stress disorder across the lifespan. Her clinical interests include providing evidence-based trauma-informed care to children and families, providing culturally sensitive treatment to individuals from varied backgrounds, and collaborating to provide mental health treatment of individuals coping with medical conditions.

Dr. Shetty received her BA from Columbia University and her MD from the University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Her psychiatry residency training was completed at Yale University, where she subsequently worked as a clinical faculty member before completing her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia and Cornell Medical Centers). Dr. Shetty has received specialized training in a number of empirically supported treatments, including trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, cognitive-processing therapy for PTSD, alternatives for families CBT, CBT for anxiety and depression, and psychodynamic psychotherapy.

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Credentials & Experience


Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center

Committee / Societies / Council Memberships

  • American Psychiatric Association

  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

  • New York Council for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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