Shannon Peterson


Walnut Creek, CA


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About Shannon Peterson, MD

Dr. Shannon Peterson is a board-certified psychiatrist and has been with Mindpath Health since 2016. Dr. Peterson completed her psychiatric residency at Boston University Medical Center. During her residency, she pursued additional training in psychodynamic therapy at the Danielson Institute and in the treatment of PTSD at the Woman’s Stress Disorder Treatment Team at the VA of Boston. In partnership with another student, she designed and implemented the medical Spanish curriculum for medical students, which is still offered today at the University of Southern California.

Education & Certifications

– Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) – University of Southern California
– Bachelor of Science in Biology (B.S.) – Stanford University
– Board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Depression
  • Major depressive disorder
  • Mood disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Panic attacks/Disorders
  • Psychiatry consultation
  • Sleep problems
  • Stress/Stress management
  • Trauma/PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder)

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna CA
  • Anthem Blue Cross Commercial CA
  • insurance-6012
  • Cigna Commercial CA
  • Humana Commercial CA
  • Magellan Commercial CA
  • Optum/UBH CA
  • Health Net CA
  • insurance-6093
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Partnership HealthPlan of California

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Insurance plans may vary by location and are subject to change.