Mr. Michael Swift

Senior Integrative Psychotherapist | Clinical Director

Introduction

Michael is a warm and adaptable integrative therapist with over 10 years of experience in healthcare. Michael now specialises in high-intensity therapy and consultancy support in private therapy organisations and large commercial organisations.

Michael has undertaken extensive training from British Psychological Society approved courses and holds dual qualifications in Health Psychology and Psychotherapy. He has produced several academic papers and manuals within his further specialist area of occupational health, with his interventions being implemented through several large organisations across the UK.

Michael has received training from several leading experts in the talking therapy field and has vast experience in the assessment, formulation and treatment of specific phobias, social anxiety disorder, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic, and Somatoform disorders. He also holds certification in virtual reality exposure therapy and neuroscience modulation, areas in which he is an accredited trainer.

Qualifications

⦿ Joint Honors Bachelors Degree in Psychology & Counselling

⦿ Masters Degree in Health Psychology

⦿ Master Practitioner Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

⦿ Certificate in Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

⦿ Certificate in Third Wave Cognitive Behavioural Therapies

⦿ Certified in Virtual Reality Therapy

Recent Publications

⦿ ‘This May Incur Costs’-Effective Supervision in Occupational Health Practice Settings: A Literature Review (M.Swift, P. Anthony & A. Dovey)

⦿ The role of family and friends in the experience of living with Type 1 Diabetes: An interpretative phenomenological study (M.Swift)

⦿ Employee Well-Being & Autonomy Review: An appraisal and prospective study for enhancing occupational well-being (M.Swift & A. Dovey)

⦿ Managing Health Anxiety in the face of COVID-19 (M.Swift)

“I became a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist to support those who not only need, but deserve support. My goal is to provide a high level of care, whilst being honest and transparent with the clients I am working with.”

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