William Swiggart, MS



Professional Highlights

Mr. Swiggart was involved in the practice of psychotherapy for 40 years.  He retired from private practice in 2012. He is currently an Assistant in Medicine in the Department of Medicine and the Co- Director of The Center for Professional Health at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. Mr. Swiggart was the primary therapist for The Vanderbilt Institute for the Treatment of Addiction, and the first Registered Art Therapist in the state of Tennessee.  He received his bachelor’s degree in special education, his master’s degree in educational psychology from the University of Tennessee, and is a licensed professional counselor.  He is the past president of Nashville’s Psychotherapy Institute.  He is a past member of the Board of Directors for the Society for Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH).  He serves on the Advisory Board for the Center for the Application and Scholarship in Theater (CAST) in Medicine at George Washington University. Mr. Swiggart has conducted workshops in the Commonwealth of Independent States (Russia), Australia, Canada, Norway, Great Britain, Uruguay and Greece.