Dr. Timothy Whalen, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryMaleAge 61

Dr. Whalen
Telehealth services available

Integrated Behavioral Health

1800 Beverly Ave Muscle Shoals, AL 35661

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(256) 320-7475

Dr. Timothy Whalen, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Muscle Shoals, AL and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Ohio State University / College of Medicine medical school in 1986. He is affiliated with Decatur Morgan Hospital. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Whalen to book an appointment.

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  • Offers Telehealth
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Dr. Whalen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
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Dr. Whalen performs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Whalen performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Anxiety
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Dr. Whalen treats Anxiety more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Whalen treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Conduct Disorder
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whalen treats Conduct Disorder more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Whalen treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Whalen's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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    There isn't a better child psychiatrist in the Tennessee valley. This guy is a class act, really takes time to understated his patients. I wouldn't take my cold anywhere else.
    What went well
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    • Staff friendliness
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Timothy Whalen is no stranger to the Shoals and was at the APS Florence office from 2006 to 2015. Before that, he worked for 10 years in private practice...Read more

    Specialties

    • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

    Board Certifications

    • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    • Psychiatry

    Education

    1991
    Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    1989
    Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital
    1987
    Riverside Methodist Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1986
    Ohio State University / College of Medicine
    Medical School
    1982
    Davidson College, Davidson, NC
    Undergraduate School
    ,

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Dr. Timothy Whalen, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Whalen has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Does Dr. Timothy Whalen, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Timothy Whalen, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Whalen frequently treats Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Anxiety, and Conduct Disorder. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Whalen treats.

    Where is Dr. Timothy Whalen, MD's office located?

    Dr. Whalen's office is located at 1800 Beverly Ave, Muscle Shoals, AL 35661. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Locations

    Practice

    Integrated Behavioral Health1800 Beverly Ave Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    1
    Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Pulaski - Psychiatric Unit1265 E College St Pulaski, TN 38478
    2
    Integrated Behavioral Health Inc.600 Sun Temple Dr Madison, AL 35758
    3
    Decatur General Hospital-west2205 Beltline Rd SW Decatur, AL 35601
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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Whalen is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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    Decatur Morgan Hospital

    Decatur, AL

    62% Patient Experience Rating, 7% lower than the national average