Dr. Kay M Shilling M.D.


Dr. Kay M. Shilling: Experienced Psychiatrist

Offering Psychiatric Medication and Counseling in Omaha, Nebraska and to Iowa and Missouri Residents

Perhaps one of the most complex and most intimate medical fields is psychiatry or the study and treatment of mental and emotional disorders. Psychiatry comes from the two Greek words “psykhe” meaning soul and “iatrikos” meaning medical treatment. In other words, psychiatry can literally mean the treating of the soul. This sets the precedent of how intricate the field of psychiatry is. Not only does it need a brilliant mind to grasp all the necessary concepts and medical terminologies to perform the task but also a gentle heart that will open up the minds and soul of the patients for a better treatment towards healing. Treating mental and emotional disorders can be the most challenging medical cases to solve as the human mind and behavior is eclectic and unpredictable. The treatments can be subtle to progressive, but treatments are always meant to improve and these treatments should only be administered by the best psychiatrists in the industry. For the people in Omaha, Nebraska, Missouri and Iowa, you have Dr. Kay Shilling, MD at your service!

Dr. Kay M. Shilling is an experienced psychiatrist offering psychiatric medication and counseling in the areas of Omaha, Nebraska, Missouri and Iowa. Dr. Shilling has been in the practice since 1984 resulting to almost three decades of unparalleled experience and expertise in the field and she is also renowned in the industry both in and outside of Nebraska. She is a Board Certified Psychiatrist and has established herself both in scholastic research as well as in the practice. Some of the common psychiatric conditions that Dr. Shilling treats are depression, manic depression/ bipolar disorder, geriatrics/ dementia, grief, panic disorder, anxiety, schizophrenia, attention deficit disorder, schizoaffective disorder, behavior problems, anger problems, irritability, Christian counseling, family problems, abuse, divorce, obsessive/compulsive disorder, marriage counseling, problems coping, and winter blues or seasonal affective disorder, to which Dr. Shilling is the only area psychiatrist to have taken the original course offered by the American Psychiatric Association, just to name a few.

Treating mental and emotional disorders requires a lot of understanding and patience coupled with experience and expertise in psychiatry. In the areas of Omaha, Nebraska, Missouri and Iowa, Dr. Shilling offers her services to Medicaid, Medicare self pay and some insurance patients. Her philosophy in treating her patients focuses on teamwork. Commitment to excellence is the key, as seen in the warm, inviting and therapeutic environment where the patients work towards self-improvement in a teamwork approach. Dr. Shilling is available by appointment and sometimes can accommodate same day or immediate week or emergency appointments and will certainly entertain any psychiatric cases for the betterment of her patients.

If you are looking for an experienced psychiatrist offering psychiatric medication and counseling, at the same place by the doctor, or in tandem with your counselor in Omaha, Nebraska, Missouri and Iowa, Dr. Kay M. Shilling is available by appointment and taking new patients.




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Dr. Shilling has been in practice since 1984. She is a native Nebraskan and all her training has been in Nebraska.

A psychiatrist goes to medical school for four years then takes another four year Residency just in Psychiatry. After the Residency it is a two year process to become board certified in Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Shilling is Board Certified.

Dr. Shilling sees all ages and psychiatric conditions. She also sees families in family therapy and does marriage counseling.


Common Psychiatric Conditions Seen By The Doctor:

  • Depression
  • Manic Depression/Bipolar Disorder
  • Geriatrics/Dementia
  • Grief
  • Panic Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Schizophrenia
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Behavior Problems
  • Anger Problems
  • Irritability
  • Christian Counseling
  • Family Problems
  • Abuse
  • Divorce
  • Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Problems Coping
  • Winter Blues
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (Dr. Shilling is the only area psychiatrist to take the American Psychiatric Association course on SAD and has the only approved equipment for rental).


This is just a sampling of the conditions seen by Dr. Shilling. If you do not see your condition listed here it does not mean she does not treat it. Dr. Shilling has been in practice for almost three decades and sees and treats many conditions not listed in the common conditions listed above.


The Doctor often can see you the same day or week.

Dr. Shilling does see Medicaid and Medicare patients.

Dr. Shilling can do the therapy, as well as any medication management you may need, at the same visit, so you will not need to get an additional therapist. If you already are working with a therapist she can just do the medication management. Dr. Shilling has published a medical journal article on "Prescribing Principles of Psychotropic Medications".

Patients who do not need medication just do therapy.

Kay Shilling

Contact Us

7602 Pacific St Ste 302
Omaha, NE 68114
(402) 393-4355

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