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Children's Health Council

Amy Shefftz, PMHNP, MEd

Nurse Practitioner

Amy is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) who works with children, adolescents, and their parents to treat psychiatric disorders including anxiety, depression, trauma related disorders, ADHD and behavioral disorders. She has primary responsibility for patients, and she works with other clinicians to oversee the prescription and management of medication, and general medical and mental health. Amy grew up in the Boston area moved to the bay area 10 years ago. Outside of work Amy enjoys reading, backcountry skiing, and sailing.


  • MS, University of California, San Francisco
  • MEd, University of Massachusetts
  • BS, University of Massachusetts


  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner – Board Certified
  • Registered Nurse