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Yonna Swingholm, LCSW, LICSW

Stress, Anxiety Trauma and abuse Grief Depression Coping with life changes
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About me

I would like to give you a brief description of myself as a therapist and the nature of the therapy that I provide.
It is also my intent to help you understand the therapeutic relationship so that you might fully understand the services you
will be receiving. I have a master’s degree in Social Work from Walla Walla University. I am a Licensed Clinical Therapist in Washington, California, North Carolina, and New Mexico. I have 25 years of experience as a psychotherapist, and have trained in several treatment modalities.

I work from an integrative perspective, emphasizing the therapeutic relationship and cognitive-behavioral techniques. My approach involves getting a clear sense of my clients’ main goals, and then matching therapeutic techniques to best fit these goals. Most importantly, I always work with you to figure out what approach you’ll respond to best and what makes the most sense specifically for you.

I have worked extensively with the military and the special operations community. I have also lived and worked with many Native Tribes throughout North America. I am a certified yoga/meditation instructor, as well as a trainer on the seminar circuit for the integration of Holistic Treatment in Healthcare. Most importantly though, I believe in humanity’s natural gravitation towards healing and growth.

Professional experience

3yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Trauma and abuse Grief Depression Coping with life changes

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, First Responder Issues, Life Purpose, Military and Veterans Issues, Post-traumatic Stress, Sexuality

Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing

Services offered

Live Chat

License information

CA LCSW 68367

WA LICSW LW00008005


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Yonna Swingholm. 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.

She is very nice, helpful, and insightful.

Written on Nov 02, 2022 after therapy with Yonna for 1 month on issues concerning intimacy-related issues, and lgbt

Hands down best, kindest therapist!

Written on Oct 17, 2022 after therapy with Yonna for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Yonna really helped me navigate some important issues with family and relationships. She provided useful tools and insights from a different lens in a kind and caring manner. I recommend.

Written on Sep 23, 2022 after therapy with Yonna for 1 month on issues concerning depression, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

It felt especially comforting to know I was specifically picked out by her due to the combination of my history, essay and listed issues. The sessions few as they can often feel at times have been of help each time and I have a bit of hope for my self thanks to them.

Written on May 11, 2022 after therapy with Yonna for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, depression, self esteem, relationship issues, coping with life changes, trauma and abuse, adhd, intimacy-related issues, career difficulties, grief, and compassion fatigue