Mr. Swain is a licensed independent clinical social worker with more than 20 years experience working with diverse populations in a variety of modalities and settings, both in the public and private sectors. Mr. Swain’s extensive training in child welfare, childhood and adult trauma, and cultural competency, highlights his unique eclectic approach to helping those in need. Additionally, Mr. Swain is a professional substance abuse and alcohol abuse counselor, and holds a nationally recognized Advanced Level II license, and is certified to provide treatment to those suffering with alcohol and substance abuse problems.
Do you feel stuck in a place where you are not happy? Are you, your family, or your relationships hurting? - I can help you ease the pain, the suffering, and the confusion. Oftentimes, challenges can be tough to manage; finding the right therapist to talk with can make all the difference in the world. Therapy doesn't have to be a difficult or uncomfortable experience. I can help you re-claim your confidence and get your life back. You can, once again, discover new meaning and enjoyment. A healthier you will flourish, and a more meaningful and fulfilling life will follow.
My mission is to empower individuals to regain control over their lives, by providing quality mental health care, upholding confidentiality and privacy, and valuing the individual's right to be treated with dignity and respect, free from judgment and blame.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Relationship issues
- Family conflicts
Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , Abandonment , Attachment Issues , Blended Family Issues , Body Image , Co-morbidity , Codependency , Communication Problems , Control Issues , Dependent Personality , Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD) , Divorce and Separation , Domestic Violence , Drug and Alcohol Addiction , Emptiness , Family of Origin Issues , Family Problems , Fatherhood Issues , Forgiveness , Guilt and Shame , Impulsivity , Infidelity , Isolation/Loneliness , Jealousy , Men's Issues , Midlife Crisis , Military and Veterans Issues , Mood Disorders , Multicultural Concerns , Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD , Post-traumatic Stress , Prejudice and Discrimination , Self-Harm , Self-Love , Sex Addiction , Sexual Assault and Abuse , Sexuality , Smoking/Vaping Cessation , Social Anxiety and Phobia , Workplace Issues , Young Adult Issues Read more...
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
DC LICSW LC50078081
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My sessions with Benjamin has been great, I feel like he listens and understand me very well.
Awesome therapist!! I was given great scenarios pertaining to the issues I was dealing with which allowed me to see myself clearly. Work sheets were phenomenal!! Great listener, great advice!!
Excellent listener and helped me problem-solve my way through some difficult situations and feelings.
Mr. Swain has been attentive, forthright, and thoughtful in his sessions. He listens and respects me, pushes me to be more introspective and honest with myself, and has given sage advice and perspective when needed. He has also provided ample resources for outside instruction and introspection with worksheets and guides.
A great listener and provides great advice