Frank Schwoeri, Ph.D.
Frank Schwoeri, Ph.D.
Dr. Frank Schwoeri is a licensed clinical psychologist with more than 25 years experience in a variety of clinical settings, and has also been in private practice in Moorestown since 1986. He received his PhD in 1981 from Bryn Mawr College, and completed an APA-accredited internship in clinical psychology at Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute. He received postdoctoral training with the Philadelphia Academy of Psychoanalysis and is a graduate of the Program in Object Relations Theory and Therapy at the Washington School of Psychiatry. He has certification in the Treatment of Alcohol and Substance Use Disorders from the APA College of Professional Psychology.
He was Clinical Assistant Professor in the Psychiatry and Psychology Department at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and at Hahnemann University Medical School, where he was also Assistant Director of Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, teaching and supervising medical residents in psychiatry and psychology interns and post-docs. He has taught at several other area colleges and universities, including Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore. He has also been Clinical Director of inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment programs (Hampton Hospital and Eagleville Hospital), and is a consulting psychologist for the NJ Division of Child Protection and Permanency.
Dr. Schwoeri specializes in intensive individual psychotherapy for a broad range of problems and the treatment of trauma, addictions, dual disorders, and chronic pain. He also provides forensic psychological evaluations and expert testimony for child custody and parental rights cases.
He also has a special interest in mind-body approaches to psychological problems, and especially the applications of yoga and meditation for emotional balance and overall mind-body wellness. He has studied yoga and meditation at the Himalayan Institute with Rolf Sovik, PsyD and Pandit Rajamani Tigunait, PhD. He has also studied LifeForce Yoga with Amy Weintraub, is a Certified LifeForce Yoga Practitioner and a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists. He has presented workshops on Clinical Applications of Yoga Practices for the South Jersey Psychological Association, and on Yoga and Meditation for Stress Management for Prudential Insurance Company.
Dr. Schwoeri is a dynamic speaker and recipient of the Belmont Award as Outstanding Teacher of the Year at Hahnemann University Department of Psychiatry. He offers workshops and seminars for professionals and the public, and consultation and supervision for mental health professionals.