Hola, you can call me Silvia.
I am a Psychotherapist / Mental Health Specialist who enjoys traveling, dancing, yoga, nature, art, music, and spending with my son and my two dogs.
I was born and raised in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico.
I have been living in Chicago for the past 25+ years and I now call it home
(yes, I am used to the cold weather by now).
I am a person who is generally happy, friendly, and respectful of others.
I highly enjoy my profession and live life to the fullest.
I am currently enrolled in a PsyD Doctoral Program in
Clinical Psychology at Adler University.
Love is my religion.
I like to talk, read, and learn about
I have 14 years of experience as a psychotherapist.
I am a Certified Forensic Mental Health Evaluator (CFMHE)
and the ONLY one in the State of Illinois with an Immigration Specialization.
Every year I procure at least 180-200 hours of advanced training in different areas of psychology, psychotherapy, or professional development
as required by my IL professional license.
I am fortunate to have been sought to contribute as an expert by
La Ley Radio (Spanish TV and Radio)
for local and national news.
Northeastern Illinois University
Bachelor of Arts Degree
Major in Psychology
Masters of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology
Specialization in Child and Adolescent Development
The Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute
Advanced Training: Adult Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Gottman Method Couples Therapy
Level 1 Training
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the State of Illinois
Certified Forensic Mental Health Evaluator
Member ID: 55163647
Trained Heart Centered Hypnotherapist
The Wellness Institute