Mr. Robbie Shaw, MEd BA

Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) #10004268

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About Robbie

My name is Robbie Shaw, I earned a B.A. in Psychology and a M.Ed. in Counselling Pyschology from the University of Lethbridge. During my undergraduate degree, I studied broadly in the areas of neuroscience, psychology, religion, and sociology. I also completed independent research on the well-being of elite youth athletes. During my graduate degree, I focused on counselling assessment, theory, and skills. I also completed a Master's thesis entitled: "What's the Mindset? An Investigation of Junior Hockey Players' Attitudes toward Sport Psychology." 

I offer counselling that is person-centered and ground in a core belief that every person has the capacity for meaningful change, growth, and healing. My intention is to empower clients to make meaning of their past, to cultivate personal insight, and to develop the strength and strategies to overcome life's challenges. I utilize a combination of therpeuatic modalities including but not limited to CBT, solution-focused. strengths-based, and mindfulness. I strive to create an environment conducive to change by using evidence-based practices that best suit the specific needs and distinct worldview of the client. My counselling style is eclectic and is the culmination of years of study, a refined theortretical framework, personal growth, and a genuine desire to help. 

I have experience working with people from diverse backgrounds including individuals in addiction recovery, in a corrections facility, and recovering from significant workplace injuries. I also have extensive experience in sport as a player, instructor, coach, and sport psychology consultant; this experience helps me provide counselling for athletes with sport and non-sport issues. 

  • Practice Information
    Experienced helping people with:
    • Anxiety
    • Career and Job Issues
    • Death and Dying
    • Depression
    • Grief and Loss
    • Health and Wellness
    • Life Transitions
    • Marriage
    • Mood Disorders
    • Parenting Issues
    • Perfectionism
    • Personal Growth
    • Relationship Issues
    • Self Esteem Issues
    • Stress Management
    I use the following approaches:
    • Attachment-Based Psychotherapy
    • Career Counselling
    • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
    • Couples Counselling
    • Mindfulness
    • Person-Centered Therapy
    • Psychodynamic Therapy
    • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)
    • Relationship Counseling
    • Trauma Informed Counsellling
    For members of the Queer community:
    • I Welcome Queer Identity Clients
  • Location Information
    Practice Locations
    Okanagan Clinical Counselling Services
    206 - 1634 Harvey Ave Kelowna, BC V1Y 6G2
    • Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Wheelchair Accessible

    Services offered in English only.

  • Availability & Rates
    Monday2:30pm - 7:00pm
    Tuesday2:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday8:30am - 3:00pm
    Friday8:00am - 3:00pm
    Saturday9:30am - 12:30pm
    Client Rates
    Individual Therapy$120 / 60min
    Sliding ScaleYes
    Student RateYes

    Note: If seeking reimbursement from an insurance provider, please check coverage amounts and details with them.

    Payment Options
    • Cash
    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • Debit