Mike Swinburne

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist

Mike Swinburne is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist who trained at the Tavistock Clinic and has worked there since 2005. His background is in psycho-social care for individuals with schizophrenia and severe personality disorders and he has a particular interest in the application of psychoanalytic thinking to residential care and supported housing environments. He has worked with a wide variety of patients in outpatient and residential settings, most recently in a therapeutic community for traumatised military veterans.

Email: MSwinburne@tavi-port.nhs.uk


SWINBURNE, M. (2000) Home is Where the Hate Is: Analytic Perspectives on the Modern Mental Home. In Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 14 (3) p. 223-238.


  • Inter-cultural psychodynamic psychotherapy (D59I)

    This qualifying course in psychodynamic psychotherapy is validated by the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC). The course has a particular focus...