About Dr. Allen
Shawn Allen M.D. is a Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist. Dr. Allen specializes in the diagnostic assessment and treatment of children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Allen attended Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, California. She went on to complete her Residency in Adult Psychiatry at Loma Linda University Medical Center. She completed her Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Emory University, in Atlanta Georgia.
Dr. Allen has experience in working with children and adolescents with severe emotional and behavioral problems. She has particular clinical interests in the areas of ADHD, mood and anxiety disorders, trauma and PTSD in children, adolescents and adults.
Dr. Allen has a holistic view of treatment care where she is interested in engaging and developing the whole person. She believes that people are multidimensional and the integration of their physical, emotional, mental and spiritual needs is important for successful treatment. Dr. Allen believes strongly in a comprehensive treatment approach to include therapy, therapeutic interventions and medical follow up if clinically indicated. Dr. Allen will provide an individualized treatment plan for each patient that focuses on the patient’s unique treatment needs and will monitor their progress along the continuum of treatment.
Dr. Allen strives to practice with care and compassion and takes the time to listen to the needs and concerns of her patients. She enjoys the opportunity to work together with parents and their children or with adults individually to improve the quality of their lives.