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Christy Swanson PMHNP, NP, FPA

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
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General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM

What was your path to becoming a therapist? What inspired you to choose this profession?

Christy Swanson is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Illinois who has been practicing since 2013. She has a Master of Science in Nursing with a Focus in Clinical Trials Research from Drexel University and a Post Master Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner and Post Master Certificate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from University of St. Francis. Christy is a good listener with a passion for helping individuals in the community with mental health issues. Her training with psychiatrists in the outpatient mental health clinic setting and partial hospitalization substance abuse setting have added to her experience and knowledge growth. Other experiences include pain management clinics and close collaboration with a pain psychologist. If medication is necessary, then starting at a low dose and moving slowly has proven the least amount of side effects and the best compliance. Outside of work, Christy likes to kayak with her dog and paddleboard.



LGBTQIA related issues

Medication Management

General Expertise





Bipolar disorder

Child mental health

Chronic pain

Sleep & insomnia issues

In-Network Insurance


Cigna EAP


Evernorth Health Services

Magellan Health


Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Children (5-12)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Psychological Testing and Evaluation

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Pastoral & Faith Based Counseling


  • Illinois, PMHNP, NP, FPA, 277.002391


Moraine Valley Community College

University of St. Francis

Drexel University

University of St. Francis

Online Therapy

Office at 111 Lions Dr, Barrington, IL

Frequently Asked Questions About Christy Swanson, PMHNP, NP, FPA

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Christy Swanson, PMHNP, NP, FPA, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Christy Swanson accepting new clients?

Yes, Christy Swanson is accepting new clients for online therapy in Illinois and in-person appointments at 111 Lions Dr, Suite 210, Barrington, IL, 60010.

Does Christy Swanson accept insurance?

Yes, Christy Swanson accepts insurance, including Aetna, Cigna EAP, ComPsych, Evernorth Health Services and Magellan Health.

Does Christy Swanson offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Christy Swanson offers in-person appointments at 111 Lions Dr, Suite 210, Barrington, IL, 60010.

Does Christy Swanson offer online therapy?

Yes, Christy Swanson offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Illinois.

How quickly can I see Christy Swanson?

Christy Swanson typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Christy Swanson speak?

Christy Swanson conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Christy Swanson online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Christy Swanson online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.