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Erik Swayne is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Certified Life Coach located in Southlake, Texas. With extensive experience in a diverse set of mental health settings, Erik offers a range of therapy services, including individual, group, and couples therapy. His areas of clinical expertise include substance abuse, anxiety, depression, stress management, and relationship issues. Erik also has expertise working with clients on topics related to weight management and recognizes the interconnectedness between physical health and mental well-being.
In sessions, Erik incorporates coaching techniques, like goal setting and tracking progress, and modalities such as motivational interviewing, thus equipping clients with the coping skills they need to achieve their long-term goals. Erik's clients are characterized by a strong desire to make positive changes in their life, and he actively encourages their participation both within and outside of sessions through the assignment of follow-up homework that facilitates increased self-efficacy among his clients. Erik also frequently works with dieticians and other healthcare providers to provide holistic care for his clients, promoting overall well-being.
Erik graduated from the University of North Texas, where he obtained a dual Bachelor’s degree in Education and Psychology. He later went on to obtain a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Texas at Arlington. Outside of his private practice, Erik is the owner of Directions Weight Management, a platform that provides individualized programs for individuals looking to achieve their long-term health goals and lead a healthier lifestyle.
ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Emotion regulation - Learning how to effectively manage the ups and downs of intense emotions; developing coping skills to use in a variety of settings to calm oneself and to give an appropriate amount of space to emotions
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