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Donna Swope, LCSW-C

Stress, Anxiety Family conflicts Trauma, Abuse Grief Self esteem, Motivation
Video Phone Live Chat Messaging

About me

I am licensed in Maryland with 40 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Professional experience

40yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Family conflicts Trauma, Abuse Grief Self esteem, Motivation

Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Abandonment, Attachment issues, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Chronic pain illness and disability, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication problems, Dependent Personality, Dissociation, Divorce and separation, Domestic Violence, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and shame, Hoarding, Impulsivity, Isolation / loneliness, Life purpose, Mood disorders , Panic disorder and panic attacks, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social anxiety and phobia, Somatization, Women's issues, Workplace issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems

Services offered

Video
Phone
Live Chat
Messaging

License information

MD LCSW-C 02807

Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Donna Swope. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Kind and considerate, thoughtful therapist that I am grateful is in my life.

Written on Jun 19, 2024 after therapy with Donna for 1 year and 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Donna has been with me for many months and I have healed with her support.

Written on Jun 10, 2024 after therapy with Donna for 9 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, and coping with life changes

BetterHelp could not have match me any better than with Donna Swope! The tools and exercises she has provided has been transformative. Ms. Swope’s is an expert in trauma therapy and I am thankful I took a chance and tried BetterHelp. Thank you!!

Written on Mar 21, 2024 after therapy with Donna for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Donna has been engaged, proactive with suggestions as to how to put issues in context as well as how to address concerns in very practical ways, and supportive during difficult times. I recommend her highly.

Written on Jan 01, 2024 after therapy with Donna for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, and coping with life changes

Donna Swope is very knowledgeable and really cares about helping me. She helps me find constructive steps to take to deal with my problems.

Written on Nov 03, 2023 after therapy with Donna for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and family conflicts

Excellent, caring therapist who really listens & offers great perspectives, tools

Written on Sep 05, 2023 after therapy with Donna for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatigue