Mary Auster Shanesy, PsyD, LP
- Neuropsychological issues
- Life transition issues
- Health Psychology
- Virtual visits
I offer face-to-face virtual visits for a variety of health services and conditions.
Home town: Chicago, IL
Best part of my work: Helping people realize they can live happier, healthier and more satisfying lives.
Why I became a doctor: I'm fascinated by the way our minds work and the incredible impact our minds have on our overall health. I am lucky to be able to do what I love.
What I tell friends and family: Keep your mind active and engaged - it is the key to better mental and physical health.
How I spend my free time: Biking, reading, playing piano, cooking and spending time with my children and dog.
What patients say about me: My warm, open, non-judgmental approach makes it possible to think about, talk about and address concerns they hadn't been able to in the past.
Practice philosophy: I focus on integrating physical and mental health care, which leads to healthier, happier patients and better overall health care.
Health tip: I love biking! The Twin Cities has one of the best biking areas around. It's a great way to have fun, get some exercise and spend time with family.
Recipient of the 2014 Allina Health Commitment to Excellence Award.
Awards and recognitions
- Family activities
- Playing with my children
- Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology
- Northwestern University
- Minnesota Psychological Association
Current licenses and certifications
- Basic hypnosis
- Licensed Psychologists (LP)
- Minnesota Board-Certified Doctor of Psychology (PsyD)
- Minnesota Department of Corrections - Mental Health Unit
Years of experience
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Major health plans we accept
- Allina Health | Aetna
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Other health plans we accept
- America's PPO
- First Health/Coventry
- Hennepin Health (formerly Metropolitan Health Plan)
- South Country Health Alliance
- United Behavioral Health
- Wisconsin Physician Services (WPS)