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Dr. Angela Shaba, PhD, LPC

Dr. Angela Shaba

Founder and Owner
Licensed Professional and Sport Performance Counselor


  • Bachelors of Science in Psychology- State University of New York at Albany
  • Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology- Fordham University 
  • Doctorate in Performance Psychology – Grand Canyon University


  • Founder 
  • Licensed Professional & Sports Performance Counselor (AZ, CA, NY, NJ, FL) 
  • Approved Clinical Supervisor

Clinical Experience and Interests: 

  • Sports Performance, Sport Injury & Concussion, Infertility & IVF Support, Pregnancy & New Mom Support, Anxiety, Depression, Career, Life Transitions.

Dr. Angela Shaba

Dr. Angela Shaba, PhD, LPC is a licensed clinical and sports performance counselor and the founder, owner and clinical director of Elite Psychology and Wellness a group counseling practice in Scottsdale Arizona. 

Dr. Shaba received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the State University of New York at Albany, received a Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from Fordham University in New York City and received her PhD in Performance Psychology at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona. 

Dr. Shaba has worked with a variety of professional and elite level athletes, teams and coaching staff, including the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury, Chicago Cubs, and has worked with Olympians at the summer and winter games. She worked as a senior staff clinician at Arizona State University, where she counseled Division 1 athletes, supported coaches, and worked collaboratively with sports medicine physicians, as well as providing therapy services to the general student population. She also worked as a mental health clinician and supervisor at the City University of New York, Staten Island where she developed the first group counseling program. 

Dr. Shaba has developed collaborative partnerships with Rutgers University Medical Center, Dignity Health, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and community mental health agencies in Arizona to implement and support athlete mental and medical health needs of our youth population. Dr. Shaba is an active committee member of the Arizona Interscholastic Association Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, working with other providers to help develop policies for youth to stay safe while playing sports.

Dr. Shaba helps athletes, performers, and executives learn how to manage performance stress, increase motivation, learn healthy coping skills, and adjust to their environment to handle life both personally and professionally.