Donald Shawler


About Me

My name is Donald Shawler. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Illinois. I have over 20 years of experience working with couples and individuals who deal with a variety of issues. I use a client centered approach to provide a non-judgmental, accepting and safe situation where couples can address issues. My approach encourages good communication between all parties. Using Cognitive based techniques, clients are taught to re-frame thoughts that hold them back and impact emotional and mental well being. Mr. Shawler also helps clients address anger issues by teaching anger management skills. With over 20 years of experience, Mr. Shawler has been successful working with a wide range of individuals dealing with a wide range of issues.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • LGBT
  • Anger management
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Coaching , Compassion fatigue , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 3

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Phone

  • Video


LCPC #180005917 (Expires: 2023-03-31)


Written by M.O. on Jul 15, 2021 after counseling with Donald for 2 months on issues concerning relationship

Don has been extremely helpful for my husband and I. We were desperate to find someone and am thankful for his services. He is honest and knowledgeable. Our relationship with one another and others has greatly improved with his counseling.

Written by K.A. on Jul 31, 2020 after counseling with Donald for 8 months on issues concerning relationship

He was very nice and chill. He was easy to talk to and very nice . He was able to give us useful tips that we could use daily and identified things we could effectively change Dailey simply/ overall great experience