David E. Swindall

M.Div., Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Professional Qualifications

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (MT 885)
Florida (1984-present)

Certified Assessor and Director of Certified Batterer’s Intervention Program
Florida Department of Corrections (1997-present)

Approved provider for the Pinellas Domestic Violence Task Force and the Judges of the Sixth Circuit Court of Florida (1988-1997)

Approved Supervisor, State of Florida, for post-graduate interns, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists and Licensed Mental Health Counselors

Certified in Accelerated Resolution Therapy


June, 1972  Master of Divinity, Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, Georgia
June, 1970  Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia


Leadership Award from the Pinellas County Domestic Violence Task Force, 2012


Power & Control: Tactics of Men Who Batter
The National Training Project
Duluth, MN

Ericksonian Approaches to Hypnosis and Psychotherapy
Milton H. Erickson Foundation

Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic
Extern Program, Strategic Family Therapy,
Kitchner, Ontario

AAMFT Supervision
Link Counseling Center
Atlanta, GA
Macon Counseling Center
Macon, GA

American Association of Marriage & Family Therapists (AAMFT) approved
Clinical Training in marriage and family therapy
Macon Counseling Center
Macon, GA

Central State Hospital
Internship and Residency
Clinical Pastoral Education
Milledgeville, GA


Marriage & Family Therapist
(1983 – present)
Private Practice
Pinellas County, FL

Director, Domestic Violence Intervention Program
(1988 – present)
Psychoeducational Groups
Pinellas County, FL

Williamsville Counseling Center
Buffalo, NY

Counselor / Training Coordinator
The Link Family Counseling Center
Executive Director/Clinical Director
Houston County Drug Action Council
Warner Robins, GA


Adjunct faculty, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL, 1984-1994
Adjunct faculty, Argosy University, 2008


Tampa Bay Study Group on Trauma and Dissociation
Treasurer (1997), Chair Elect (1998), Chair (1999)

Suncoast Mental Health Counselors Association
Clinical Member (2008-present)

American Association of Marriage & Family Therapists (AAMFT)
Clinical Fellow
Clinical Member (1984-present)

Pinellas County Association of Marriage & Family Therapists (PAMFT)
Founding Officer (1988)
President (1990, 1994)

Florida Society for Clinical Hypnosis
President (2014-2016)
President-elect (2012-2014)
Clinical Member 2000-present)
President-elect (2012-present)
Treasurer (2009-2011)
Secretary (2005- 2009)

Pinellas County Domestic Violence Task Force
Member (1994-present)
Chair Subcommittee of Providers of Batterers’ Intervention Programs

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