Dr. Christina Shaw, Ed.D., LPCA
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate
Email: [email protected]
~Offering In Person Sessions~
Do you often feel weighed down by life’s ups and downs that affect all aspects of your life? Together, we will work on strategies to help you learn to manage your reactions so that they don’t interfere with your behavior, attitude, mood, and relationships with others. In addition, we can partner together to address the root causes of your difficulties and build meaningful solutions.
I have been an educator for 17 years and have been a professional school counselor for the last eight years. I am currently a licensed professional counselor associate.
My experiences in schools and non-profits have allowed me to help, guide, and support those who have experienced different types of traumas, such as abuse, divorce/separation, anxiety, ADD/ADHD, aggression, behavior concerns, school issues, grief/loss, and others. I am a trauma-informed, client-centered therapist with years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families from diverse backgrounds. My greatest passion is working with children, pre-teens, teens, and young adults.
I believe in the therapeutic power of play and see play as a child’s language with which they process life’s struggles. I have worked with clients as young as five years old, adults, and families. I am passionate about helping people through life’s ups and downs and building the skills needed to cope with issues that may be causing problems in their lives. I plan to provide a safe environment, without judgment, and full of acceptance during sessions with clients. I strive to meet my clients where they are and help them meet their goals.
Affiliations and Professional Credentials
Ed.D in Curriculum and Instruction; Concordia University-Austin
M.Ed School Counseling with Clinical & Mental Health Counseling Certification; Lamar University
M.Ed Advanced Literacy; Concordia University-Austin
B.S Human Development and Family Studies; University of Houston
Teaching Certificate; St.Thomas University
Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainer
Certified Trauma & Resilience Practioner (CTRP)
Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Training
Ask About Suicide to Save a Life (AS+K) Trainer
Restorative Practices Trainer
Texas Counselor Association Member
Texas School Counselor Association Member
Sam Houston Chapter of the Texas Association for Play Therapy Member
Under the supervision of Tamisha Daniels, LPC-S.
RPT in training with supervision of Dr.Meg Garzaglass, LPC-S, RPT-S