Welcome to Shaw Psychiatric PLLC Psychiatry in Boone

Who We Are

Our Medical Practice

Our experience enables us to offer effective outpatient, individualized, psychiatric care. We treat a number of mental health problems.  Dr. Shaw has advanced training in depth psychotherapy and advanced psychopharmacology.  Thus he is able to tailor a treatment that suites the unique needs of each patient.

Our Treatment Focus

Our focus is to help individuals heal, energize, and become aware of their inner strengths. We achieve this by providing a neutral safe space, listening to your concerns, and customizing a treatment plan which can include the use a variety of psychotherapy methods (as Dr. Shaw was trained in advanced psychoanalytic technique from the Psychoanalytic Center in Cincinnati, Ohio) and/or the use of psychotropic medications as he was also trained by nationally recognized leaders in the treatment of Depression, Bipolar disorder, and Schizophrenia.

Our Patient Promise

We promise to be there for you every step of your journey. Our goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life.  Compassion, the desire to know you deeply and to help you find your authentic self is Dr. Shaw's most deeply held commitment to each patient.

Our Therapy

Depression & Anxiety

Depression, fear, and anxiety are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives. Through psychotherapy and treatment, we are able to help you recover motivation, perspective, and joy that you once had in your life. 


Trauma & PTSD

Many individuals can experience symptoms associated with painful and traumatic circumstances. Anxiety, fear, and hopelessness are a few emotions that can linger post traumatic events. We can help you overcome these symptoms and guide you through the process of grief and healing. 



Relationship counseling can be beneficial to couples who are looking to strengthen their emotional connection, in all stages of their relationship. Therapy sessions are held with couples and is a supportive place to discuss issues and solutions to better strengthen your relationship.     

Ketamine Treatment Available

Have you been battling severe depression, PTSD, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or Fibromyalgia without success?   Many patients have battled these conditions for years and have been on a variety of medications or other treatments without success.  Ketamine is a novel treatment that has a very unique mechanism of action and in some cases has been shown to allow for a rapid recovery from symptoms.  Multiple studies have shown it to be effective and continued active research remains in progress.  Although it has yet to receive FDA approval for mental health conditions it is a medication that has been FDA approved for other conditions.  Ketamine may be helpful in finally bringing you relief from your battle with mental illness.  If you are interested in exploring whether this might be a possible treatment for you or a family member please consider scheduling an evaluation with Shaw Psychiatric PLLC.

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Shaw Psychiatric PLLC

105 Niley Cook Rd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605, US

Phone (828) 278-9763 Email - info@shawpsychiatric.com


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 8:00am - 6:00 pm
Closed - Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday