Shala Nicely, LPC Bio

Shala Nicely, LPCShala Nicely, LPC is the author of Is Fred in the Refrigerator? Taming OCD and Reclaiming My Life and coauthor with Jon Hershfield, MFT of Everyday Mindfulness for OCD: Tips, Tricks & Skills for Living Joyfully. She’s a a licensed counselor and cognitive behavioral therapist in metro Atlanta, GA specializing in the treatment of OCD & related disorders and anxiety disorders. Shala produces the Shoulders Back! Tips & Resources for Taming OCD newsletter and blogs for Psychology Today, offering an inside perspective on life with OCD. She’s a frequent speaker at national conferences and has contributed to coverage about OCD and anxiety in The Washington Post, VICE, 11Alive News in Atlanta, Counseling Today,, the American Psychological Association, and the International OCD Foundation.

“OCD patients battling heightened fears amid spread of the coronavirus” on 11Alive news, an NBC-affiliated TV station in Atlanta.

“How to Deal With Coronavirus If You Have OCD or Anxiety” by Shayla Love in VICE.

“OCD and anxiety disorder treatment can be complicated by coronavirus fears” by Sarah Vander Schaaff in The Washington Post.

“Living with—and beyond—OCD” by Bethany Bray in Counseling Today 

For more detailed information about Shala’s credentials and experience, please see the About Shala page. She can be reached at 404-632-4804 or by filling out the Contact Shala form.