Silvia Avila

Counselor, MA, LCPC

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Silvia Avila

Counselor, MA, LCPC


Location

Offers video and phone sessions

Garden of Reflection/ Bridgeport Art Center
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 496-4713

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Evaluations & Groups Only / Grupos y Evaluaciones
Chicago, IL 60605
(773) 496-4713
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As seen on UNIVISION, TELEMUNDO, and LA LEY RADIO. Currently accepting clients for psychological and mental health evaluations for immigration cases ONLY. If you are petitioning for a UVISA, VAWA, or HARDSHIP, please contact me to conduct the required mental health evaluation. Receive a comprehensive report that includes a biopsychosocial biography, clinical assessments, and treatment recommendations as well as other information pertaining to your particular case. Interviews done online.
I have 12 years of experience as a psychotherapist and 6 years of experience as an immigration evaluator. I have completed advanced training in forensic evaluations.
Vista en TELEMUNDO, UNIVISION, y LA LEY RADIO. Aceptando clientes para Evaluaciones Psicologicas para Inmigracion solamente. Si usted tiene un caso de inmigracion ya sea UVISA, VAWA, or esta solicitando el PERDON para su familiar, y necesita una evaluacion de salud mental, no dude en llamarme. Su reporte incluira mucha informacion necesaria para su caso como su biografia psicologica/socio/cultural, examenes clinicos, y recomendaciones.
Tengo 12 años de experiencia como psicoterapeuta y 6 años de experiencia escribiendo evaluaciones para inmigracion. He completado entrenamiento avanzado en evaluaciones forensicas.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $220 - $350
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 13 Years
  • License: Illinois / 180.008964
  • School: Northwestern University
  • Year Graduated: 2010

Location

Garden of Reflection/ Bridgeport Art Center
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 496-4713
Offers video and phone sessions

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

Evaluations & Groups Only / Grupos y Evaluaciones
Chicago, IL 60605
(773) 496-4713
Specialties
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Depression
Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
I also speak: Spanish
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Children (6 to 10)
Communities
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors -
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Relational
  • Sandplay
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

Links

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Last Modified: 27 Oct 2020
Silvia Avila, MA, LCPC, Counselor in Chicago

Silvia Avila

Counselor, MA, LCPC