Mary Swims is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in her home state of Georgia. She has been working in the mental health and addiction field since 2016 after graduating from Columbia University in the City of New York. Mary has gained experience at various treatment settings and levels of care in Georgia, North Carolina, and New York City. She has worked with a range of ages but spent the last few years focusing on teens experiencing addiction and mental health issues.
Mary focuses on ages 13 and up with a history of addiction, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, life transitions, grief, stress, personality disorders, family therapy, attention disorders, increasing motivation, failure to launch in young adults, and finding a way to stay balanced and healthy in life and relationships. Her philosophical orientation is person-centered positive and solution-focused therapy. She uses a variety of interventions such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), as well as psychodynamic and existential approaches.
Mary is currently living in New York City and works at a major treatment center for those with addiction and mental health concerns. She recently decided to pursue another life goal and venture of beginning her online private practice. She joined Synergy E-Therapy in 2020 and is building her private practice.