Christopher Shaw

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-S, LCDC, CSAT-S, CPT

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Christopher Shaw

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-S, LCDC, CSAT-S, CPT


Location

Offers online therapy

2720 Bee Cave Road
Suite 202
Austin, TX 78746
(512) 865-6153

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After battling addiction for many years, I discovered a new way to live through psychotherapy, the 12-steps, physical fitness, & spiritual practice. Ramtha said, "Your greatest accomplishment in life will be living through it." Today, living is my way of life. Today, I can look at myself in the mirror without shame, guilt, sadness, & self-hatred. I can appreciate my past & not run from it. I can form meaningful loving relationships with others because I have first learned how to love myself. I have learned how to overcome obstacles and cope with worry, anxiety, & depression. I have learned to enjoy every moment, good or bad...
Expert assessment & testing, individual & group psychotherapy, TheraFit™, Sexual Health & Wellness, SHAW101™, sex addiction recovery, partner recovery, drug/alcohol addiction recovery, chem/sex recovery, LGBTQI+ Affirmative Therapy, specialty programs, and functional health & wellness for the recovering individual, partner/spouse, & family.
"Christopher Shaw is one of the top therapists I recommend for anyone seeking support in recovery." -Ivana Grahovac, Director for the Center for Students in Recovery (2010-2014) at the University of Texas. Please visit my website at christophershaw dot net to learn more about me and my practice.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $190 - $200
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
I do not take insurance; however, I can provide you with documentation to file your own claims.
Email me or call (512) 865-6153 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 13 Years
  • License: Texas / 54274
  • School: Wayne State University
  • Year Graduated: 2010
Addiction Survivor - Psychotherapist - Sexual Health & Addiction Recovery Expert - Personal Trainer & Fitness Coach - Educator - Speaker

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: IITAP / Certified Sex Addiction Therap
  • Certificate Date: 2015

Christopher Shaw's Groups

Men in Recovery - Modern Relational Group

This group provides a safe space for men of various sexual orientations to explore healthy male-to-male relationships while in recovery from addiction. This stable ongoing group is currently meeting Fridays from 10-1130AM. (6+ months of continuous sobriety required). This group MEETS IN-PERSON & combines TheraFit™ with Group Therapy = 45 mins group fitness followed by 45 minutes process group. Openings.

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Men in Early Sexual Recovery 12-week Intensive

This 12-week intensive workshop provides a safe, structured, supportive, nurturing, and shame-free space for men who are in beginning recovery from sexual addiction. Over 12 weeks, participants will accomplish seven recovery tasks which assist the recovering addict in building a solid foundation for long-term recovery: - Break through denial - Understand the nature of addiction and recovery - Know personal limits - Learn to be an expert in self-care, crisis avoidance, and crisis management - Learn to manage life without dysfunctional sexual behavior - Ensure physical health/integrity - Build foundation of support. Please visit our website for more information.

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Recovery Zone: Men & Sexual Health

These ongoing modern relational groups provides a safe, structured, shame-free spaces for men who are in recovery from sexual addiction. Group members are either SHAW101 Alumni or have over 90 days of continuous sexual sobriety. Tuesday night meets via ZOOM and has one opening. Wednesday meets outside (weather permitting) or on Zoom (Group Full).

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Location

2720 Bee Cave Road
Suite 202
Austin, TX 78746
(512) 865-6153
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Addiction
  • Substance Use
Issues
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Partner/Spouses of Sex Addicts
  • Personal Training
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

I also speak: Italian
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
Communities
  • Aviation Professionals
  • Body Positivity
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Vegan Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors -
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • EMDR
  • Eclectic
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centered
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Strength-Based
  • Transpersonal
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Links

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Last Modified: 24 May 2021
Christopher Shaw, LCSW-S, LCDC, CSAT-S, CPT, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Austin

Christopher Shaw

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-S, LCDC, CSAT-S, CPT