Susan Swim, PhD, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Chatsworth
Dr. Swim is the Executive Director of Now I See a Person Institute using Community Engagement: A Collaborative Recovery Model. Dr. Swim is a Retired faculty at the Department of Counseling and Family Sciences at Loma Linda University.Retired Adjunct Faculty, Houston Galveston Institute, Associate, Taos Institute specializing in practicing,teaching and supervision from a strength based viewpoint. She is an Editor Emeritus for the Journal of Systemic Therapies, on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Qualitative Research, and an Associate Reviewer for International Journal of Collaborative Practices. She invites a warm and caring space for all age groups.
She developed Community Engagement and has graduate and post graduate students assisting from many universities. She has thirty-two years experience of working with individuals, couples, families, and group psychotherapy. Anxiety, depression,autisum, eating disorders, behavioral issues with children, teens, adults, substance abuse, eating disorders. career problems, and life coaching.
Warm, caring environment that creates a safe space for therapeutic discourse. Now I See a Person Institute provides--Equine Assisted Psychotherapy locationed in a natural setting for youth teens, adults, as well as individual, marital, family and group psychotherapy.We also offer walk and talk therapy at San Dimas location.
Take the first step to help. Call or Email Susan Swim now - (626) 624-4272

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 30+ Years
  • School: Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center
  • Year Graduated: 1997
  • License No. and State: MFC 40480 California

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $80 - $250
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check, Paypal

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Corphealth
  • Health Net
  • MHN
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Medical Mutual
  • Optum
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: Approved Supervisor AAMFT
  • Member Since: 1985

Susan Swim's Groups



Specialties

  • Relationship Issues
  • Family Conflict
  • Child or Adolescent

Issues

  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • individual, couple and family therapy

Mental Health

  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino, Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Alternative Languages: Armenian, Cantonese, Farsi, Hebrew, Japanese, My staff is fluent in many languages, Spanish
Religious Orientation: Christian

Age

  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Categories

  • Aviation Professionals
  • Bisexual Clients
  • Cancer
  • Gay Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Collaborative: Recovery Model
  • Community Engagement: A Collaborative Recovery Mod
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Humanistic
  • Narrative
  • Narrative/Solution Focused
  • Play Therapy
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 29 May 2015
Susan Swim, PhD, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Chatsworth

Susan Swim

Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT