Shala Nicely, LPC

1000 Whitlock Ave
Suite 320 #201
Marietta, Georgia 30064

Narrative of Services:

I am passionate about helping adults, adolescents, and kids take back their lives from OCD and related disorders and anxiety disorders. I’m the author of Is Fred in the Refrigerator? Taming OCD and Reclaiming My Life and coauthor with Jon Hershfield, MFT of Everyday Mindfulness for OCD: Tips, Tricks & Skills for Living Joyfully. Along with my role as a counselor and cognitive behavioral therapist in metro Atlanta, GA, I produce the Shoulders Back! Tips & Resources for Taming OCD newsletter and blog for Psychology Today, offering an inside perspective on life with OCD. For more about my OCD treatment approach, please visit

Training Description:

Shala Nicely, LPC earned her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Mercer University. She specializes in the treatment of OCD using Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy and has specialized training in CBT and ERP, and she’s a graduate of the IOCDF’s BTTI. She was honored to be the keynote speaker at the 2013 IOCDF conference. Shala was one of three people selected nationally to receive the 2012 Clinician Trainee Award by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). To learn more about Shala’s experience and training please visit