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Nicholas Sikaczowaski

Dr. Nicolas Sikaczowski

Dr. Nicolas Sikaczowski is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist and founder of Peace Behavioral Health. Dr. Sikaczowski completed his Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at University of Miami in addition to a General Psychiatry Residency at the Palm Beach Consortium and Medical School at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL.  Prior to medical school, Dr. Sikaczowski completed premedical training at Northwestern University and Harvard University after receiving his B.A in Commercial Music from Millikin University with an emphasis on classical guitar and composition.  He specializes in treating child, adolescent, and adult patients with conditions including ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Depressive Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, OCD, and Schizophrenia.

Ahley Shaw

Dr. Ashley Shaw

Dr. Ashley Shaw has extensive clinical training in cognitive-behavioral (CBT) and dialectical behavioral (DBT) treatments for adolescents and adults, with a special emphasis on emotional disorders (including obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety, depression, and hoarding). She received her B.A. from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and went on to receive her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in the adult division from University of Miami. She completed her clinical psychology internship training in the cognitive-behavior therapy elective at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School. She completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in the child division at the University of Miami.

Outside of private practice, Dr. Shaw is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor and the Clinical Director of the Mental Health Interventions and Technology (MINT) DBT for Adolescents Program within the Center for Children and Families at Florida International University (FIU). At FIU, she is also the Associate Chair of the annual Miami International Child and Adolescent Mental Health (MICAMH) Conference.  At the University of Miami Psychological Services Center, she supervises doctoral students on individual therapy with adults.

Dr. Shaw is passionate about helping adolescents and adults who struggle with strong emotions, such as anxiety and depression. She strives to help her clients gain self-efficacy about their ability to cope with strong emotions and stressors. 

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