Mike Swinchoski is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Cambridge, MA specializing in anxiety, anger management, depression, trauma, substance use, and compulsive behaviors. His particular area of expertise is in helping clients recover from trauma. He draws upon extensive experience from working in community mental health to help people feel safe, normalize their experiences, help them recognize their inner strength, and gently guide them towards healing. He also enjoys supporting clients seeking help for anger management.
Mike pulls from a variety of treatment approaches to flexibly need the needs of each client. For clients healing from trauma, he takes a trauma-informed approach influenced by Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) skills. He is also trained in EMDR. For clients dealing with substance use, he uses motivational interviewing with harm reduction.
Mike works with young adults, college students, adults, parents, and seniors. He is passionate about creating a nonjudgmental space for clients to talk freely about and process their thoughts and feelings.