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Thea O. Silva de Souza, Ph.D.

Psychologist
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About

Dr. Silva de Souza is a Psychologist (Ph.D.) preparing for licensure in the state of N.C. Her education includes a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology from Temple University, a Masters of Arts (MA) and Masters of Education (M.Ed.) from Teacher’s College, Columbia University, a Masters of Arts (MA) from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University, and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis on Health Psychology from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University.

Her work experience has been in a number of settings including hospital, outpatient and residential/inpatient settings. She has over seven years of clinical experience in Psychology and prior to that, five years of Child Life experience (three of which were Certified). Dr. Silva de Souza specializes in working with children, adolescents, adults, and families coping with chronic and life threatening illnesses. She also has experience treating behavioral issues, anxiety, depression, bereavement, PTSD, stress, relationship, dual diagnosis, and other developmental and psychological disturbances.

Dr. Silva de Souza has experience performing bariatric, developmental, psychological, and neuropsychological evaluations for children and adults, and is learning to perform forensic evaluations while at the Center for Personal Growth.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 4 Years
  • School: Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): ‎$0-200
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Most major insurance companies, Medicaid, Medicare, cash, and credit

Age Groups

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Types of Training

  • Assessment
  • Family
  • Group
  • Individual
  • Inpatient
  • Long Term
  • Neuropsych
  • Outpatient
  • Psych. Testing
  • Other

Therapy Type

  • Adlerian Psychotherapy
  • Breathwork
  • Client Directed Outcome Informed Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Guided Therapeutic Imagery
  • Humanistic Psychology
  • Imago Relationship Therapy
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Jungian Psychotherapy
  • Lifespan Integration
  • Mindfulness Based Approaches
  • Object Relations
  • Parent Work
  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy
  • Person Centered or Rogerian
  • Play Therapy
  • Process Oriented Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT)
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Self Acceptance Training
  • Self Psychology
  • Self Relations
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Systems Theory /Therapy
Verified Therapist Credentials

Location

  • Company - Center for Personal Growth
  • Agency Name - Center for Personal Growth
  • 709 Peninsula Dr.
  • Davidson, NC 28036
  • Contact Name - Thea O. Silva de Souza, Ph.D.
  • Phone - (704) 655-2828
  • Fax - (704) 655-2830

Issues

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion or Post Abortion Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change or Life Transitions
  • Adoption or Reunion Issues
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues or Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Disability
  • Divorce or Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family Problems
  • Fertility Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health or Illness or Medical Issues
  • Helplessness or Victimhood
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Individuation
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • Learning Difficulties
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose or Meaning or Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis or Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings or Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Parenting
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Prejudice or Discrimination
  • Self Care
  • Self Confidence
  • Self Criticism
  • Self Doubt
  • Self Esteem
  • Self Harm
  • Self Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Shame
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Cancer
  • Intellectual Disability
  • HIV or AIDS
  • Schizophrenia
  • Young Adult Issues
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Chronic Illness or Disability
  • Rejection
  • Self Actualization
  • Self Compassion
  • Somatization

Last Modified: 29 July 2017