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Angela Shunnarah, LICSW, LMSW

Licensed Social Worker

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. She has also received training in SPACE (Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions), which is a parent-based treatment program for child and adolescents with anxiety 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. 

Angela Shunnarah, LICSW, LMSW

Iowa, Alabama, Michigan, and Florida

Professional Affiliations

Education and Experience


Anxiety and OCD Therapist, Anxiety & OCD Treatment Services


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


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


Clinical Therapist, Anxiety and OCD Treatment Center of Ann Arbor


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


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


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


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


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


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

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