Dr. Scott Shannon, M.D., graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine and completed a psychiatric residency at a Columbia program in New York. After his child psychiatry fellowship at the University of New Mexico he moved to Colorado. His practice includes a wide variety of approaches including herbs, supplements, medications, nutrition, and acupuncture. Dr. Shannon served as the Principle Investigator on a recent research grant exploring the value of acupuncture in the nausea of chemotherapy.
Dr. Shannon joined the American Holistic Medical Association in 1978 as a founding member, served as president of that group from 2000-2001, and currently serves on the American Board of Holistic Medicine. He has written two books, “Handbook of Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Mental Health” and “Please Don’t Label My Child,” and lectures widely to professionals on the holistic/integrative treatment of psychiatric problems.
In 1983 he developed one of the first integrated holistic medical clinics in the state of Arizona. In 1992 he founded Pathways, a multi-disciplinary mental health care clinic in Greeley, Colorado. In 1997 Dr. Shannon founded InnerHealth, a fully integrative medical clinic in Fort Collins. Two years later he was asked to start a hospital-based holistic medical clinic at McKee Medical Center in Loveland, Colorado. Dr. Shannon finds value in collaboration and naturally moves towards collective innovation.
Dr. Shannon is an expert for EmpowHER Media