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Dawn Swartz, LSW, LPC, CDCA

Dawn SwartzDawn Swartz is a licensed social worker and licensed professional counselor who received her BA in both psychology and social work from Cleveland State University and her MA in professional counseling from Liberty University. She also holds a chemical dependency assistant credential which allows her to provide assessments, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, case management and educational services as they relate to abuse of or dependency on alcohol and other drugs. She has worked as a counselor at The Nord Center providing individual counseling and mental health assessments for both children and adults. Additionally, Dawn has previous work experience as a medical social worker working with geriatric patients providing end of life care and providing services for dually diagnosed individuals. Dawn is trained in Cognitive Processing Therapy to treat those suffering from sexual assault/military trauma and has completed training to better address the needs of military service members and their families. She has special interests in working with individuals struggling with grief issues and posttraumatic stress disorder. Dawn uses an eclectic approach to therapy based on the preferences and diagnosis of the individual and feels passionate about addressing the holistic needs of each person.