About Dr. Swan

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Dr. Jamie Swan is a Registered Psychologist (#2480) in Kelowna, BC. She also holds registration in Alberta (#4964). She offers psychological services via telehealth across BC and Alberta.

Dr. Swan received her Doctorate of Psychology from California Southern University and began private practice in Alberta where she has immensely enjoyed blending strategic leadership skills with evidence based psychological practice in service of helping her clients achieve their goals. She moved back home to the Okanagan to begin private practice in Kelowna in 2019.

Dr. Swan works with adolescents, adults and couples. Her areas of clinical interest lie in psychological assessment, ADHD, trauma, anxiety, depression, stress and burn out. She works collaboratively with her clients to create integrated treatment plans tailored to their unique needs. She takes a very client-centred approach to care, believing that clients are the ultimate expert on their lives and sometimes just need a hand to get moving in the their chosen direction.

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, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART). These tools all have research support  for their ability to assist clients in removing limiting beliefs and overcoming traumatic or distressing thoughts/memories to move forward.

She also holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Birmingham, UK. She spent many years in business at an executive level and as an entrepreneur. She also worked as a business coach, helping entrepreneurs organize for success and achieve greater balance in life. She intimately understands the challenges, both personal and professional, of running a business and the impact it can have on one’s wellness. She enjoys working with entrepreneurs and others in business and leadership.

Dr. Swan is a Board Certified Telehealth Professional through the Telebehavioral Health Institute. She has completed both level 1 and 2 certifications for practicing online safely.

Dr. Swan offers Individual Counselling to adults in the following areas:

  • Men’s Issues
  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Grief
  • Self-esteem
  • Infertility
  • 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.