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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 

Meditation

 Spirituality

Psychology

Science

and Technology

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.

(reference: NBFE.net)

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

Univisión

Telemundo and

La Ley Radio (Spanish TV and Radio)

for local and national news. 

About   Me

Credentials

Northeastern Illinois University

Bachelor of Arts Degree

Major in Psychology

Honors Graduate

McNair Scholar

Northwestern University

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 

IL #180.008964

Certified Forensic Mental Health Evaluator

Member ID: 55163647

Trained Heart Centered Hypnotherapist

The Wellness Institute

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