Paigeswanson.com is a philosophy, art and spirituality blog focused on fostering critical self-awareness and mindfulness for its audience members. I share discourse on civil issues, psychological techniques for treatment, philosophy and art.
I have worked in internship and practicum helping with the addictions community through work-release jail programming, detox, and partial hospitalization rehabilitation units with a Masters in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University. My post-clinical training has been with inpatient eating disorder facilities, utilizing mindfulness to help dual diagnostic issues. My specialization is in treating addictions and eating disorder populations. I also train in neuro and biofeedback for traumatic brain injuries, addictions and sleep disorders.
Northwestern University M.A. – Center of Applied Psychological and Family Studies
Texas State University – B.S. – Journalism and Mass Communications
Southern Methodist University – Research Assistant in the Anxiety & Depression Lab
University of Denver – AUTOMATICITY, AFFECT, CONTROL & THOUGHT LAB
Saint Louis University School of Medicine – Research Intern – Neurobiological applications in counseling, couples counseling, drama therapy, affect regulations and attachment
TEAM Therapy Certification (Dr. David Beck CBT Training)
Gained experience in Corporate America helping start-ups and Fortune 500 companies.
Companies: AT&T, Service Master, BetterUp and VersaNews political media start-up.