EdD, University of Montana; MA, University of Montana; BS, Kennesaw State University
Common factors, feedback-informed counseling, multicultural counseling, counseling with native communities/peoples, solution-focused counseling, characteristics of effective counselors
Dr. Shaw has been a mental health counselor since 2002, working with adults, children, and families. His clinical experience includes working in rural community mental health in Alaska, adventure-based counseling in schools, medical clinic settings for native peoples and Alaska native villages, and private practice and as a mental health consultant for Job Corps in Montana. He has conducted trainings and presentations at national, regional, state, and local levels and was selected as the keynote speaker for a state counseling association annual conference. He is a published author in peer-reviewed journals as well as the magazine Counseling Today. Dr. Shaw became a core faculty member in Walden’s MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program in 2014.