About Me

Alan Swindall is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy. He maintains a private practice in Alabaster, Alabama.

With over 20 years experience as a marriage and family therapist, and as a graduate of The University of Alabama at Birmingham and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary he is currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients.

In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Alan has presented at National conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of family dynamics, marriage, parenting, and professional leadership. He has been an adjunct member of the faculty in the Marriage & Family Therapy Training Program at The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Currently his work includes being the North Alabama Regional Director for the United Methodist Children's Home.

Alan is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges.He integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.


B.A. in Religion University of Mobile
M.Div. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.A. in Marriage & Family Counseling University of Alabama at Birmingham

License, Certifications & Awards

Alabama Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Approved Supervisor
2005 Alabama Association for Marriage & Family Therapy Lifetime Achievement Award
Certified ScreamFree Parenting Leader

Professional Activities and Memberships

American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy Clinical Fellow
Past Chair of the Board of Directors and Member of Alabama Association for Marriage & Family Therapy
Past Chair of the Alabama Board of Examiners in Marriage & Family Therapy
Past Treasurer Association for Marital & Family Therapy Regulatory Boards

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