My name is Jonathan Swan, I’m a registered (PACFA) professional Counsellor and Gestalt Psychotherapist providing couples relationship counselling and individual counselling and psychotherapy services on the Gold Coast. I am a fully trained Emotionally Focused Couples Therapist, having completed all modules offered by The Australian Centre for Emotionally Focused Therapy (ACEFT) and am registered as a member with International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT).
I have postgraduate qualifications in Gestalt Counselling and Psychotherapy, a Master of Gestalt Psychotherapy and have a Bachelor of Science (Psychology). I also teach a Bachelor of Counselling and a Post-Graduate Diploma of Counselling at the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP).
I have experience working with general mental health issues, including addictions and specialise in couples relationship therapy and counselling. I also work with men with psychosexual related issues. I also have training and supervision working with trauma related presentations, particularly from a somatic (body) approach.
As a registered practitioner with PACFA (Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia, the national peak body for professional associations within the counselling and psychotherapy profession in Australia) I comply with their ethical standards at all times.
Please note that I regard your right to privacy as absolute. I am not required to share your personal mental health records with any other provider unless you give consent to do so or if I am requested to do so by law. If you access a psychologist or other mental health care practitioner under the mental health care plan, the practitioner is required under the plan to report your mental health details back to the referring GP where it becomes part of your public health record. This may impact your access to insurance etc dependant on what you have disclosed or has been recorded.
If you are interested in either personal or Couples Relationship Counselling and Therapy or just want some more information please call me on 0410 889 332 or Contact Me.