Dr. Jamie Swan is a Registered Psychologist (#2480) in Kelowna, BC. She also holds registration in Alberta (#4964), where she has practiced for the past 2 years. She conducts Psychoeducational assessments; mood and personality assessments; and trauma assessments with children, adolescents and adults. She offers individual psychotherapy with adolescents, adults and couples. Dr. Swan’s areas of clinical interest lie in trauma, anxiety, depression, and mood disorders. Dr. Swan works collaboratively with her clients to create integrated treatment plans tailored to the unique needs of each client.
Dr. Swan works with evidence based modalities, in a supportive and empowering environment. She uses tools such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Ego State Therapy, Solutions Focused Brief Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). These tools all have strong research support for their ability to assist clients in removing limiting beliefs and overcoming traumatic or distressing thoughts and memories to move forward.
Dr. Swan offers Individual Counselling to adults and adolescents (13 years old+) in the following areas:
- Men’s Issues
- Sleep Issues
- Interpersonal concerns
- Women’s Issues
- Mood Disorders
- Thought Disorders
She also works with couples to help strengthen their relationship, overcome hardship or to learn to co-parent after the relationship has ended. She blends Gottman Method with Emotionally Focused therapeutic techniques.
Sir Wynston of Therapy
Sir Wynston, the English Bulldog, is an Assisted Therapy Dog and received his certification from Companion Paws Therapy Dogs. Wynston approaches therapy with pawsion and excitement and prefers to be paws on in the office. He strives to create a loving and fun environment for his clients, while helping them to stay grounded and present throughout their work.
Wynston is passionate about people. He’s never met a stranger he didn’t want a scratch behind the ear from. Clients have said he has a gift for showing concern at just the right time and for adding a laugh when it’s needed most.
Wynston has 4 years of experience supporting his sister Dharma who was born in a puppy mill and has struggled with posttraumatic reactions throughout her life. He is a loving and faithful companion to her and enjoys broadening his pawsitive impact to the hoomans around him.