Eva L. Shaw – ​Registered Clinical Counsellor

Eva L. Shaw


Eva lives with her husband in 
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. 
She is the proud mother of two sons.

Eva, who is a Type 1 diabetic herself,  understands how diabetes affects ones everyday lifestyle.  She is an insulin pump user and was diagnosed at 7 years of age.

Eva Shaw’s ​​​​ career, as a registered clinical counsellor, has given her many priceless experiences and opportunities. She has worked in three provinces and educated, primarily as a mature student, in both Canada and the United States. As a professional counsellor she has striven to help individuals, couples, and families.  With a standard of personal and professional leadership  – she experiences  the open door to life through reading, listening, associating and sharing.

The extension of her life is now offered to you through the Make Life Happen approach of  mental health counselling, and self-sabotage coaching. 



​​Eva L. Shaw is Recognized by Worldwide Branding For Excellence in Counseling

Eva L. Shaw, Counsellor, Coach, Author, and Trainer for Make LIFE Happen Counselling & Coaching, has been recognized for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in counseling.

Worldwide Branding is proud to endorse the recent, notable professional efforts and accomplishments of Eva L. Shaw. A member in good standing, Eva L. Shaw exhibits over 30 years of experience into her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership abilities, and the credentials they have provided in association with their Worldwide Branding membership.

After having her children, Eva L. Shaw began her journey of furthering her education and developing a career path. She started from the bottom and worked hard to achieve and climb the ladder. Earning a Doctorate of Philosophy Degree at the age of 48, she likes to use her personal and professional story and experience to encourage and help other women.

As a leader, she knows that personal development brings success at home and in the workplace. She is a relationship specialist, marriage counsellor and divorce recovery expert. As a deserve coach she teaches how to achieve joy and stop self-sabotage behaviours. Ms. Shaw is accomplishing her dream of writing and co-authored MentoringWomen Leaders last year. She will soon be releasing her latest book that details her life journey.

Ms. Shaw earned a business management diploma, a one year certificate in general social work, a one year certificate in general sexual abuse issues, a specialized certificate in domestic violence, a Bachelor of Science in nutrition, and a Master degree in Christian counseling. As well, this year she earned Deserve Coach certification.. She remains updated in her field through taking clinical training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy from the Gottman Institute in Seattle. She is a registered clinical counselor through the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors.

Named one of the Top Female Executives, Professionals & Entrepreneurs by Worldwide Branding, Ms. Shaw is an honored member of The International Women’s Leadership Association, recognized for her contribution to family, career and community. She has earned several awards, including the 50 Courageous Years as a Diabetic Award from the Joslin Diabetes Centre, the Soroptimist International Women’s Training Award, and the Visions of Excellence Perseverance Award.

Worldwide Branding has added Eva L. Shaw to their distinguished Registry of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs. While inclusion in Worldwide Branding is an honor, only small selections of members in each discipline are endorsed and promoted as leaders in their professional fields.


The mission of Make Life Happen is to teach, counsel, mentor and coach those who believe that personal growth is important for spiritual, emotional and physical wellness.