Meet Meghan Shank, PMHNP-BC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Meghan Shank is a board-certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who provides treatment options for adults with a wide range of psychiatric conditions, with a particular focus on mood and anxiety disorders. Her warm, empathetic, and relatable approach to patients is particularly effective for those undergoing the challenges associated with life transitions including career, location, relationship, parenting, and health-related changes. She also provides solutions for individuals who have suffered physical, emotional, or military-related trauma.
Meghan considers a patient’s medical and psychiatric history, personal values, and mental health goals when devising a comprehensive treatment plan. Her treatment plans encompass a variety of modalities with a special focus on interdependent psycho-social and lifestyle choices such as diet, exercise, and sleep habits to achieve optimal and sustainable outcomes. When medication is warranted, she utilizes an evidence-based approach to prescribe the minimum effective dose with the most favorable side effect profile to help patients achieve the best quality of life.
Meghan earned her BSN from Villanova University and MSN from the University of Missouri Kansas City, where she was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society. She has a special interest in empowering clients with the knowledge and tools needed to optimize their overall health and has additional training in Lifestyle Medicine. Prior to joining The Midtown Practice, Meghan gained extensive experience in a variety of medical and psychiatric settings while serving in the United States Navy, with adult inpatient and outpatient clients at Sheppard Pratt; one of the top ten psychiatric hospitals in the country, and most recently in the private practice setting.
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Step 1: Connect
Finding the right person to help can seem challenging, which is why we offer multiple ways to connect with us. You can schedule a complimentary 15-minute consultation with our highly trained Clinical Coordinator, Alli Malamut, by either:
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If you do not reach us directly, you can expect to hear back from us the same day or within one business day.
Step 2: Get Matched
In order to find you an ideal fitting clinician or therapist, our Clinical Coordinator will want to learn more about you. Specifically, it would be helpful to hear about your concerns, personal preferences, and any relevant logistical matters (for example, in-person or video sessions? best time or day to meet?) During this call, please feel free to ask us any questions as well!
Please feel free to share with us if you have already identified someone you would like to work with from our Our Team page.
Step 3: Check the fit
Connect with the clinician or therapist you are matched with to ask questions, share history, and make sure you feel comfortable about moving forward. If so, book your first session. If it does not feel right, circle back with us.
Step 4: Get started
Schedule time to meet with your new clinician or therapist and work towards living a more fulfilling life!
Over the years, we’ve found our thoughtful matching process is the surest way to find you an ideal clinician or therapist and achieve the best outcome for you.