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Ivanilda Silva , CLYL, R-DMT, LICSW

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Provides online counseling through BetterHelp. This is a sponsored listing.

About me

Greetings Beloved

My name is Ivanilda Silva {Eva-Nilda} and I am the CEO and Creative Wellness Director at I.N.V.A.L.I.A. Holistic Center (IHC). I am passionate about the arts, specifically, dancing and writing poems. I am currently on a journey of discovering and experiencing healing dances, such as Biodanza.

Our plan of action at I.N.V.A.L.I.A. Holistic Center, LLC (IHC) is to create a center where individuals are provided with quality, effective, and powerful tools to assist them towards a more harmonious and holistic version of themselves. This will be accomplished through diverse methods that are crafted based on one's experiences/paths.

I earned my Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Psychology with a minor in Sociology at Cameron University from Lawton, Oklahoma (2005), and my Master's of Social Work (M.S.W.) from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma (2008). I earned my License in Clinical Social Work (L.C.S.W.-OK) in March of (2014-18) in the state of Oklahoma. I am a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader (CLYL-OK) since May of 2015. I graduated from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts (2017) with a Master's of Art in Expressive Therapies: Dance/Movement Therapy with a specialization in Mental Health Counseling; One year (2018) later, I was certified as a Registered Dance/Movement Therapist (R-DMT-MA). In 2018, I earned my Licensed Independent Clinical Social Work (L.I.C.S.W-MA) in the state of Massachusetts.

I have two years (2006-2008) of experience working in an inpatient adult psychiatric unit where I was a Mental Health Technician and a Triage Specialist II. I guided adults, challenged with PTSD, learning challenges, and life transitions, in an outpatient counseling setting (2016). I facilitated a couple's workshop (2016) called "The Art of a Positive Relationship" as part of a community initiative. I also facilitated a parent's support group titled, "Parents Helping Parents" (PHP) at a non-profit community center (2017-18). I have been a Teladoc/BetterHelp contract labor provider since 2015.

With Gratitude,
Breathe Love Laugh Dance (BLLD)
Ivanilda Silva, LICSW, CLYL, R-DMT


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