Amanda Sims


B.A., Northwestern University, 1987
M.D., University of Wisconsin Madison Medical School, 1992


Licensed Psychiatrist, Board Certified Psychiatrist


Internship, Family Practice, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, 1992 - 1993; Residency, Adult Psychiatry, Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, MA 1994 - 1997; Fellowship, Victims of Violence, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Fellow, Child Psychiatry, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 1997 - 1998

Amanda Sims


Dr. Amanda Sims has been a psychiatrist in private practice for over 15 years. Amanda has extensive experience working with women’s mental health issues. Dr. Sims supports women struggling with anxiety, depression and eating disorders. She has helped her clients navigate emerging young adulthood, infertility, pregnancy and the postpartum period and menopause. Dr. Sims has a special interest in treating the psychiatric manifestations of chronic medical conditions, including Lyme disease.

Dr. Sims applies an integrative approach to treatment, combining different psychotherapy modalities and pharmacology with complementary techniques, including the use of herbs and supplements.

Treatment Philosophy

"I help clients to understand the underlying causes of their psychiatric illnesses and empower them to play an active role in managing their treatment."

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48 hour notice cancellation policy.
Full fee charged for late cancellations and missed appointments.
Emergencies excepted.