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Brian Shaw is a clinical social worker and psychotherapist with over 22 years of behavioral health experience. Brian obtained a Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and trained at Creighton Psychiatry Clinic in Omaha. He holds a post-graduate Certification in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Brian is a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP) and Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Nebraska and a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) in Iowa.

Brian completed the Inner Studies Program at Omaha Yoga & Bodywork Center; he learned how to integrate yoga, breath and meditation in his practice with clients who are interested. Brian has worked as a clinician and consultant in many health care settings: inpatient, urgent care, hospice care, residential group homes and insurance companies.  Brian enjoys using individualized treatment interventions that are unique to each client such as: CBT, EMDR, DBT sandtray, psychodynamic and other expressive therapeutic interventions.

As a psychotherapist Brian enjoys working with individuals with an array of life challenges ages twelve and up. Grief, depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD anxiety/fears, sexuality, LGBTQIA issues, and relationship issues are areas of interest. Brian is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Association of Private Practice Therapists and Greater Omaha GLBT Network. Brian embraces diversity and inclusion in his practice with respect to all.


I believe every person has the right to be fully self-expressed in life.
— Brian