Shannon Lenze, PhD


Shannon Lenze is a clinical psychologist with the Perinatal Behavioral Health Service. She is an associate professor of psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Her clinical interests include perinatal mood, anxiety, and psychotic disorders. As director of research for PBHS, she facilitates innovative projects focused on women’s mental health. Her particular interest is in the development and implementation of behavioral interventions during the perinatal period. Her research has been published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Journal of Clinical and Consulting Psychology, Archives of Women’s Mental Health, and the Journal of Affective Disorders, among others.