Shadow Backus

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LMT

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Shadow Backus

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LMT


Location

Offers video and phone sessions

Clarity
2415 Parview Road
Suite 1 (come into the back parking lot)
Middleton, Wisconsin 53562
(608) 530-6959

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Innovative Nutrition and Wellness Solutions
34 Schroeder Court
Suite 230
Madison, Wisconsin 53711
(608) 530-6959
Announcement icon During COVID-19, I am conducting phone sessions thru the end of May. I will be in-person after this. For tips, facebook: Shadow Backus.
It takes courage to heal and act in one's own best interest. Shadow has had the honor of supporting individuals (women, teens, children, LBGQT+), and families toward healing, resilience, and self-efficacy. She has worked in a variety of environments including schools, residential treatment, criminal justice, eating disorder clinic , crisis intervention, AODAT, and private practice. Shadow wants all of her clients to feel empowerment to live safe, balanced, fulfilling lives. She does this by helping others build the muscle of self-awareness, -acceptance, and intuition. She proposes that life is a journey toward loving yourself.
Shadow's practice is what she calls Psycho-spiritual Therapy. Among Shadow's strongest skills is listening to others with integrity, clarity, and understanding. A session with Shadow is mindful, person-centered, solution-focused, and strength-based while maintaining the space of peace. She teaches her clients to seek peace, above all else, in each moment.
If you are feeling lost, hopeless, stuck, Shadow is here to guide you to move from fear, anxiety, and depression, to love, grit, and hope. If your commitment is to grow and/or see yourself and your life differently than you may currently, she wants you to know that you are brilliantly capable of taking responsibility for every aspect of your life.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $75 - $250
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Cash, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
I will gladly offer you a receipt that you can submit to your insurance company acknowledging final bill responsibility remains on insured.
Email me or call (608) 530-6959 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 22 Years
  • School: University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Year Graduated: 1994
  • License and State: 6526-123 Wisconsin

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Bodywork Therapist / 14767-146
  • Certificate Date: 2018

Shadow Backus's Groups

Intuitive Yoga

Shadow conducts flow and yin yoga classes inspired by Iyengar, Bikram, Ashtanga, and Power teachings. It is said, yoga relieves anxiety, resolves frayed-thinking about body image, and restores core beliefs about self. Through increasing flexibility, strength, and meditation, yoga releases endorphins which improve mood. Participants pay close attention to body awareness linking breath with movement. Hands-on assistance for postures can be given if individual students are okay with this. Shadow encourages intuition to guide each individual's practice, and willingness to consider loving oneself--past, present and future. Class times vary. Private Yoga available now.

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Body Image: Clarity and Healing Class Series

10-week class to help you claim self-esteem around body image, use tools to clean-up opposing assumptions that claim space in your mind, and demystify triggers that amplify your inner critic. Wear comfortable clothes and be ready to work toward a more peaceful, self-compassionate you.

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Location

Clarity
2415 Parview Road
Suite 1 (come into the back parking lot)
Middleton, Wisconsin 53562
(608) 530-6959
Offers video and phone sessions

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

Innovative Nutrition and Wellness Solutions
34 Schroeder Court
Suite 230
Madison, Wisconsin 53711
(608) 530-6959
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Spirituality
  • Self Esteem
Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • School Issues
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
Communities
  • Body Positivity
  • Cancer
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dance/Movement Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

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Last Modified: 27 Jun 2020
Shadow Backus, LCSW, LMT, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Middleton

Shadow Backus

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LMT