The Future of Psychiatry:
Better Results & More Compassion
Holistic & Integrative
Shirley Furman specializes in helping people overcome:
Sleep Issues & Insomnia
Depression & Grief
Anxiety & OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
Fears & Phobias
Many people need help but don't know if they need a psychiatrist, psychiatric nurse practitioner, therapist, psychologist, psychotherapist, etc.
Someone suffering from depression, anxiety or insomnia that needs help with his/her mental health can easily get confused about what therapies to choose from, such as talk therapy, CBT, CBTi, MCBT, hypnotherapy, antidepressants, anti-anxiety medication or others.
Shirley is certified and experienced in multiple healing modalities and can guide you on your way to mental health and a fulfilling life.
If you have tried other therapies or medications before but didn't get the results you needed, you can trust that Shirley approaches mental health in a unique and holistic way that yields deeper and more effective healing.
"Shirley is not a typical psychiatrist"
"She is like a therapist and a psychiatrist in one but with a spiritual awareness."
What To Expect?
Shirley practices psychiatry holistically with compassion. She integrates other therapies such as counseling, hypnotherapy and sleep enhancement which significantly improves the effectiveness and quality of the healing experience.
Shirley often recommends gene testing through Genesight and EEG brain testing through MYnd Analytics. These affordable tests are optional and can be done in her office. The data from your saliva and brain scans significantly enhances the prescribing process.
Shirley listens to your feelings and seeks to understand what you are going through. She gets to know your main issues, obstacles and struggles. Then she makes sure she understands your needs and goals for treatment and healing. Then you decide together which therapies and/or medications will be best for you.
Some of the medications she offers include:
anti-anxiety medication *non-habit-forming
sleep aids *non-habit-forming
Get help and start changing your life today
Why People Choose Shirley:
Shirley is able to get better results for her clients because she integrates the powerhouse combination of therapy, counseling, psychiatry, hypnotherapy and sleep enhancement. She is well known for being a great listener and practicing mental health from the heart with compassion.
Some highlights about Shirley:
Highly rated with 100% 5-star testimonials
Nearly 25 years experience
Kind and compassionate
Frequently attends lectures, workshops and courses to stay up-to-date on scientific discoveries, new healing methods and best practices
Shirley is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), Sleep Specialist, Hypnotherapist, Therapist & Counselor (MFT) and Quit Smoking Specialist. She has trained many PMHNPs in Orange County. (All of her certifications and credentials can be found here)
Because of her experience and knowledge, she has spoken about mental health, mindfulness and meditation on Jim Masters on CUTV News Radio and gives lectures at UCI Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute.