Dr. Sanjay Shah
About Dr. Shah
Dr. Shah established Atlas Psychological Services, LLC to provide high quality and tailored forensic evaluation and psychotherapy services. He is a licensed psychologist who serves as an expert witness in legal cases. Prior to forming Atlas Psychological Services, Dr. Shah worked in inpatient and outpatient forensic mental health settings. In his role as Adjunct Assistant Professor with the Emory University School of Medicine, he spent time training forensic psychiatry residents on completing forensic mental health assessments. Dr. Shah has been published and has presented on topics involving ethics in psychology, training, and forensic assessment.
Dr. Shah specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy and most frequently offers counseling for anxiety, depression, and stress. He mainly provides therapy for adult men and women. He often incorporates mindfulness-based strategies to help relieve anxious and depressive symptoms. Through his individualized, non-judgmental, and empathetic approach, clients are able to make positive changes in the lives.
Education and Professional Training
PhD in Psychology – Drexel University
JD – Villanova University
BA – Emory University
American Psychological Association Accredited Internship – Emory University School of Medicine
Postdoctoral Fellowship – Emory University School of Medicine, Psychiatry and Law Service
American Psychological Association
Georgia Psychological Association
American Psychology-Law Society
Dr. Shah is also the founder and creator of Psych at a Distance, a way for those impacted by COVID-19 to find mental health professionals who offer telemental health services and online therapy on issues likely to arise such as stress, anxiety, loneliness, depression, and a host of other issues