Dr. Wang received her undergraduate Chemistry Degree with Highest Honors from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Subsequently, she stayed at the University of Michigan for her Medical Doctorate. She completed her residency in General Psychiatry at the Baylor College of Medicine. After residency, Dr. Wang became an Assistant Professor at the Baylor Department of Psychiatry before going into private practice full time.

She has advanced training in psychopharmacology, addictions treatment, psychodynamic psychotherapy at the Houston-Galveston Center for Psychoanalytic Studies, as well as proficiency with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT).

Dr. Wang has had experience working at the Beijing Huilongguan Hospital, a top-ranked mental health hospital affiliated with China’s premiere college, the University of Peking.


Shelly was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She attended Louisiana State University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences. Shelly earned her Master’s degree in Medical Science/Physician Assistant Studies in 2008 from Our Lady of the Lake (now Franciscan University) in Baton Rouge. She has worked for many years in primary care, in both Louisiana and Texas, before deciding to pursue her passion of Psychiatry. Shelly believes in a patient centered approach and empowering her patients to understand their own illness to learn to manage it.

She moved to Houston in 2015 and has fallen in love with all the city has to offer. Shelly has one rescue dog, a Chihuahua, named after the Houston Astros baseball player, Jose Altuve. She enjoys staying active by going for walks in the park, trying new restaurants, watching live theater, laying poolside on those hot summer days, or shopping at nearly any of the malls in the area. Shelly is also an avid sports fan and enjoys keeping up with her alma mater, LSU, in football or baseball and has come to love our own Houston Astros.