Shadow Work®​ is a way of transforming parts of your character that you’d like to change with compassion and understanding, and offers an effective technology for balancing these diverse parts.

Shadow Work®​ includes a set of facilitated processes that allow individuals to explore and change almost any behavior pattern. Shadow Work®​ is especially devoted to providing a setting that allows people to explore and evolve themselves safely, choice fully and without pressure from the facilitator.

Based on Cliff Barry’s unique synthesis of ancient and modern tools, Shadow Work®​ uses a four-directional “map of the mind” to identify and process your “shadows.”  Here is a link to the Map which will introduce you to the basic concepts:

To hear a comprehensive  introduction to Shadow Work, please visit the US Shadow Work Homepage.

Another excellent resource is the UK Shadow Work page, Golden Opportunities.

Training courses in Shadow Work are run in both the US and the UK and are coming to Australia in 2023.


USA Website:
Shadow Work Europe:
Shadow Work UK: