Nitasha Shetty, M.D., is an Instructor in Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center. She also serves as a staff psychiatrist in the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety- Related Disorders (CUCARD) at Columbus Circle. Dr. Shetty specializes in the assessment and treatment of anxiety, 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 chronic medical conditions. Dr. Shetty received her B.A. from Columbia University. She received her M.D. 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 several empirically supported treatments, including: Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD, Alternatives for Families CBT, CBT for Anxiety and Depression, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, as well as training in the assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Psychiatry and Neurology