Shelly D. Minor, Ph.D
License:   21477   

Adolescent and Adult Psychology

Close to Discovery Bay, Brentwood, and Antioch

Shelly D. Minor, Ph.D
6327 Bethel Island Rd. Suite A
Bethel Island, CA 94511

Mailing address:
PO Box 1011
Bethel Island, CA 94511


I would like to take this time and introduce myself and my practice. My name is Shelly D. Minor, Ph.D. I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist starting a practice in Contra Costa County providing psychological services to the Brentwood, Oakley, Antioch, Bethel Island, and surrounding communities. I have been a long time resident of the Brentwood area since 1976, graduating from the local High School. Although I sought my college education outside of the area, I found myself returning to Contra Costa because of my love for the small community and the beauty of this area. My specialty is working with adolescence and families, along with eating disorders, drug abuse, and trauma recovery.

With seven years of experience working with juveniles and adults in the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, I have developed an integrated focus when addressing acting out behaviors, drug abuse, mood disturbances, and emotional disturbances due to trauma (i.e., individual, group, and family treatment). I have extensive training and experience in crisis intervention and abuse related issues.

In addition to my experience in Clinical/Forensic Psychology, I have fifteen years of experience working with health related issues. During this time I worked as a Lifestyle Weight Management Counselor and Strength and Conditioning Specialist dealing with issues involving health and fitness (i.e., disordered eating, body image distortion, smoking cessation, and/or behavior modification/motivation to increase a healthy lifestyle and obesity prevention). In addition, my clinical research through my doctoral program focused specifically on the ´┐ŻEffects of Exercise Programs on Depression and Anxiety in Women´┐Ż and the importance of physical activity on mental health.

- Adult Individual Psychotherapy
- Adolescent Individual Psychotherapy
- Marital and Couples Therapy
- Crisis Intervention
- Group Therapy

Areas of Expertise
- Relationship issues
- Depression and Anxiety
- Anger Management
- Post Traumatic Stress
- Troubled Youth (Conduct Disorder, oppositional defiant Disorder)
- Couples/Family Issues
- Loss and Grief
- Abuse Survivors
- Life Coaching
- Anxiety Disorders
- Eating Disoders
- Alcohol and Chemical Dependency

Office Information:

- Kindly call to make an appointment
- Blue Shield, MHN Newtork, APS
- PPO, out of network provider.
- Early Morning Appointments Available