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Amelia (Markert) Shaw, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Relationship issues Trauma and abuse Self esteem Depression
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About me

I am licensed in Virginia with over 12 years of providing therapy to help people improve their mental health and other issues not only limited to learning how to manage stress and anxiety, resolve relationship issues, heal from trauma and abuse, gain motivation, confidence, improve self-awareness and practice self-compassion. I am very approachable, understanding, and eager to connect with you to work out a plan that will lead to specific intent for change, growth and success. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Professional experience

12yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Grief, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Codependency, Communication Problems, Dissociation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Life Purpose, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Harm, Self-Love

License information

VA LCSW 0904009707


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Amelia (Markert) Shaw. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Amelia understand my issues and is working with me to overcome them. She is very understanding and encourages me every day.

Written on Oct 18, 2022 after therapy with Amelia for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and coaching

She is absolutely wonderful!! I've always been scared of therapy and was worried this wasn't going to work like everything else but miss Amelia has the been the kindest, sweetest therapist I could have ever asked for ! She's incredibly patient and has really helped me alot! 100/10 reccomend :)

Written on Oct 18, 2022 after therapy with Amelia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

I've only had a couple sessions with Amelia, but we immediately hit it off. Such a great match, and I've gotten many good things out of our sessions. Looking forward to a wonderful relationship!

Written on Oct 13, 2022 after therapy with Amelia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, grief, parenting issues, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd