Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Amelia Swanson, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology and Psychiatry at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Swanson is a licensed psychologist specializing in women’s reproductive health.
After completing her doctorate, Dr. Swanson completed postdoctoral training in Integrated Primary Care across the lifespan at Harvard Medical School/Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, MA. In 2016, Dr. Swanson joined the faculty at University of Massachusetts Medica...[Read full text]
Amelia Swanson, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology and Psychiatry at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Swanson is a licensed psychologist specializing in women’s reproductive health.
After completing her doctorate, Dr. Swanson completed postdoctoral training in Integrated Primary Care across the lifespan at Harvard Medical School/Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, MA. In 2016, Dr. Swanson joined the faculty at University of Massachusetts Medical School/UMASS Memorial Medical Center as an attending Health Psychologist on the Consultation/Liaison service. She provided treatment to patients across two hospitals as well as taught psychology and medical trainees about psychological aspects of complex medical issues. Dr. Swanson joined the faculty of Northwestern in 2018 where she provides consultation as well as individual / couple’s psychotherapy related to infertility and other reproductive concerns.
Dr. Swanson also conducts research on the psychological aspects of medical issues. She has a particular focus on how patients are resilient in the face of medical challenges such as infertility and find meaning and purpose in their life while struggling with infertility.[Shorten text]

Education and Certification

  • PhD: University of Miami, Counseling Psychology (2015)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Harvard Medical School, Clinical Psychology (2016)