About Roger Shaw

Roger Shaw is a licensed marriage and family therapist with over 40 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families who have looked to him and found help with their relationship concerns and problems. Now serving in private practice at his home office in Lincoln, Illinois, he specializes in couples therapy working with adults in intimate relationships. He has found success helping couples address a broad range of relationship issues.

Mr. Shaw is dedicated to helping his clients by combining the very latest knowledge regarding successful relationships with proven relational skills and habits to help his clients achieve their counseling goals.

With sensitivity, compassion, and insight, he works with couples to help them overcome long standing patterns of unresolved conflict and ineffective communication. He has proven himself as an effective counselor, helping many of his clients achieve their desire for more successful and fulfilling relationships.

Mr. Shaw also brings valuable experience gained through working with more than one-thousand men referred to his domestic violence program, "Invitation to Responsibiity." Started in 1991 at Chestnut Health Systems in Bloomington, IL., this program continues to be the largest domestic violence program in McLean County, providing help to both men and women.


University of Illinois Springfield; MA, Human Development Counseling                                                                                              Lincoln Christian Seminary; MA, Pastoral Counseling                                                                                                                              William Jessup University; BA, Pastoral Ministries                                                                                                                                Marycrest College                                                                                                                                                                                            Illinois State University

Illinois; Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (1991-Present)

Clinical Fellow; American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
Member; Illinois Affiliation for Marriage and Family Therapy (IAMFT)
Member; American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC)

Roger Shaw was born and raised in the State of Oregon. He moved from Santa Clara, California to Lincoln, Illinois in 1977. His wife's name is Deborah and in 2024 they will celebrate 45 years of marriage. They have two grown children and three very precious grandchildren.

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