Dr. Swing is a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy, as well as psychological testing. She works full-time as a Behavioral Health Consultant at HealthPoint, and also maintains a part-time private practice in Seattle, Washington.
With several years of experience as a therapist, and as a graduate of Argosy University - Seattle, specializing in Clinical Psychology, she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are the treatment of trauma, depression, anxiety, adjustment and life transition, addiction, dissociative disorders, and grief and loss.
In addition to being an active psychologist in practice, Dr. Swing has presented at conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of Feminist and Correctional Psychology, as well as risk assessment and recidivism.
Dr. Swing's therapeutic approach is individually tailored to meet her client's needs. Her approach includes feminist and person-centered techniques, which focus on empowerment, acceptance, and collaboration in the therapeutic relationship. Dr. Swing also utilizes cognitive-behavioral techniques such as psychoeducation, cognitive reframing, and exposure therapy, as these have shown promise in reducing symptoms of traumatic stress, anxiety and depression.