Nancy Swanson - LMFT - Primary Therapist
Nancy Swanson is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), with extensive experience working in the field of substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders.
Her professional experience includes serving in the following roles at various trusted care providers:
- Clinical Director
- Founder/Clinical Director
- Family Services Coordinator
- Director of Family Services
Nancy’s work has focused on families in crisis. She offers help and hope to families during times of trauma, grief, and loss; and when families are devastated by addiction and mental illness. She has assisted residential and outpatient programs throughout California to implement innovative family programming. Nancy has designed and facilitated Family Programs in a variety of settings. Many clients have described Nancy’s three-day intensive Family Program as a “life-changing” and a healing experience for their family. To date, Nancy has worked with over 4500 family members!
As an individual therapist, Nancy is solution-focused and results-oriented. She works collaboratively with clients to identify the core issues which contribute to their problems. Then she assists each client to develop the skills necessary to remove these emotional obstacles to success.
With her authentic personality and unique sense of humor, Nancy’s presentations and groups are entertaining, engaging and informational. Nancy attributes her success to her ability to connect with clients, families, and colleagues in a lighthearted, down-to-earth fashion. Her style is direct and she has been referred to as “The Ninja Family Therapist”.