Shelby Goicochea, MD

Staff Psychiatrist
Medication Management

Education and training

·     University of Florida Bachelor ofScience (BS)

·     University of Florida College ofMedicine Doctor of Medicine (MD)

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Shelby Goicochea, MD

Dr. Goicochea is Peruvian and speaks Spanish fluently. She is a “triple Gator” having completed her undergraduate and medical degree at the University of Florida (UF) and psychiatric training at UF Jacksonville. She was recognized by the Gold Humanism Honor Society for exemplary service, integrity, clinical excellence and compassion and awarded Resident of the Year for exceptional clinical skills and commitment to patients.

Dr. Goicochea is an adult psychiatrist who specializes in providing person-centered mental health care. She believes in a comprehensive, holistic approach to best improve the overall well-being of her patients; she explores psychosocial and physical health contributions to psychiatric symptoms and incorporates therapy into visits to develop a deeper understanding of the particular psychiatric concerns and their impact on patients’ lives. Dr. Goicochea actively listens and creates an empathetic, non-judgmental space to work collaboratively with patients in achieving treatment goals.

Dr. Goicochea's expertise is in the combination of evidence-based medication management with psychotherapy including supportive, person-centered, cognitive behavioral, acceptance and commitment, interpersonal, and solution focused therapy. While she enjoys working with young adults, her skills and experience allow her to effectively assist patients of all ages. Her clinical areas of interest include the treatment of depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, and ADHD.

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