Dr. Silvana is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. She holds a doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology and specializes in Individual, marital, couples and relationship Therapy. She maintains a private practice in Newport Beach.
With over 15 years- experience as a therapist, and as a graduate of The Johns Hopkins University specializing in Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Trauma and Family Systems Therapy she uses an eclectic theoretical framework to achieve the best results for her clients and their unique situation. Dr. Silvana believes that her clients are the experts on their lives and she works collaboratively with them to build on their strength and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplish. With Compassion and understanding, Dr. Silvana helps each individual restore balance, serenity, and peace so they are free to be the best version of themselves.
In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Dr. Silvana has worked extensively with public safety personnel providing treatment for PTSD. Dr. Silvana is bilingual (English and Spanish) and is very well versed as a multicultural counselor.
When Dr. Silvana is not at work, she is at home with her family and giving back to her community. She enjoys taking long walks on the beach with her husband, playing outdoor sports with her two children, and practicing Yoga with her friends. Dr. Silvana serves as a volunteer for orphan children and as a parent volunteer at her children's school.