About

Angela Shunnarah, LICSW, LMSW

Angela Ayoub Shunnarah, LICSW, LMSW, is a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in the treatment of anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorders in children, adolescents and young adults. She is licensed in Iowa, Alabama, and her home state of Michigan. Angela has received specialized training in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), with a specific focus on exposure-based treatments for anxiety disorders and OCD. Angela is committed to providing evidence-based treatment to help children, adolescents, young adults and their families learn effective skills to manage current and future symptoms.

Angela received her B.S from the University of Michigan in 2011 and her MSW from the University of Michigan School of Social Work in 2012. She completed her internship at the University of Michigan Health System Department of Psychiatry in the Child & Adolescent Section. Following her internship, Angela completed advanced training through a two-year post-graduate fellowship at the Mary A. Rackham Institute University Center for the Child and Family. She then worked as a clinical therapist at Michigan Medicine in the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Clinic, where she also served as a therapist on an OCD clinical trial. Angela also worked in private practice for 3 years at the Anxiety & OCD Treatment Center of Ann Arbor before moving to Alabama in 2019. In addition to private practice, Angela also works in research at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Psychiatry. 

Angela Shunnarah

Iowa, Alabama, and Michigan clients

IA License #113459

AL License #4298C

MI License #6801095155

International OCD Foundation (IOCDF)

Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)

National Alliance for Social Workers (NASW)

Education and Experience

2022-current

Anxiety and OCD Therapist, Anxiety & OCD Treatment Services

2019-current

Research Associate, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Department of Psychiatry, Somatic Symptom Disorder Clinic

2019-2021

Clinical Social Worker, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Department of Psychiatry

2016-2019

Clinical Therapist, Anxiety and OCD Treatment Center of Ann Arbor

2015-2019

Clinical Social Worker, University of Michigan, Department of Psychiatry, Pediatric Anxiety Disorders Clinic

2013-2014

Postgraduate Fellowship, University of Michigan Mary A. Rackham Institute, University Center for the Child and Family

2012-2019

Research Assistant (2012-2018) and Research Therapist (2015-2019), Michigan Medicine, Department of Psychiatry

2012

Master of Social Work (M.S.W.), Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan

2012

Internship, University of Michigan Health System, Department of Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Section

2011

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Brain, Behavior, and Cognitive Science, University of Michigan