Psychological healing in the heart of south Austin.
Elissa Shaw, LCSW
Elissa Shaw M.Ed, LCSW has over 13 years of experience in the counseling and mental health fields. She studied at the University of Texas at Austin, earning an MSSW in Social Work, and The University of Arizona where she received an M.Ed. in Educational Psychology. Elissa spent 10 years working in non-profit agencies, schools, and hospitals before transitioning to private practice. She also has extensive training in yoga and dance. Elissa provides counseling services for issues related to anxiety, depression, self-esteem, life transition, divorce, healthy relationships, women’s issues, and adult children of alcoholic and dysfunctional families. She enjoys working with individuals searching for a life of purpose,
using an empathic, warm, and collaborative approach to help her clients access their innate resiliency. Elissa’s goal is to create a safe relationship to help you uncover your true potential and understand the negative stories that have created barriers in your life. Her approach is based on the belief that the cultivation of self- awareness promotes peace and lasting change, and that each individual is capable of creating a life worth living.