Therapist Profile

Name:
Jamie L. Swanson
Professional Title:
Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Associate
Email:
Email
Location:
2900 Bristol St Ste J204 Costa Mesa, CA 92626-7920 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(949) 298-5251
Intern Number
AMFT95486
Practicing Since:
Additional Licenses:
Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern (#IMF95486), Professional Clinical Counselor Registered Intern (#PCCI3360)
Supervised By:
Erin Pollard, LMFT, LPCC, #MFC50907, #LPC1252
Place of Employment:
Private Practice

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
At times, the intensity of our situations and surroundings becomes difficult and it seems hard to navigate or find balance in our lives. We may be overwhelmed and confused when trying to manage what goes through our minds and feel as if we need help coping with our struggles. It is only human nature to feel this way, however, that does not mean you have to go through it alone. I believe everyone deserves a chance to shake free from the mental restraints that try to hold them back and instead experience the life that they hope to have. I facilitate discussions aimed at helping you gain a deeper connection to values within yourself and the world around you in order to confront your problems. I hope you leave with new insights and perspectives on issues in your life and I strive to act as a supportive resource while you embark on this journey. Over time, our conversations may help you work towards personal growth and self-exploration. I look forward to connecting with you through these transitional times and aim to help you overcome obstacles, explore identity, and live a healthy and meaningful life. If you have any questions or concerns, or would like to schedule an appointment, please call (949) 298-5251. If you would like to know more, please visit www.ocholistictherapy.com/about.html. I wish you well on your path towards mental health and wellness!

About My Practice

Office Hours
Mon: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm Tues: 9:30 am - 6:30 pm Wed: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm Thurs: 9:30 am - 6:30 pm Fri/Sat/Sun: Closed
Services
Individual Therapy, Adolescent Therapy, LGBQ & Transgender/Gender Non-Conforming Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy
Insurance
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University, Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with minors in both Child and Family Development and LGBT Studies from San Diego State University

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Adolescents
Anxiety
Communication Skills
Couples
Crisis Intervention
Depression/Clinical Depression
Divorce/Dissolution
Families
Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Questioning
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Other
Parenting
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Stress
Trauma

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Communications
Developmental/Depth
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Family Systems
Humanistic/Existential
Narrative
Self Psychology
Somatic
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity

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