Clinical Director

Jolie Silva, Ph.D.

As a New York psychologist with over 15 years of experience, I help people view their struggles in new ways and make the positive changes they have long desired.

Dr. Jolie Silva has a Ph.D. in Clinical and School Psychology. She is Clinical Director of New York Behavioral Health, where she provides psychotherapy to her clients, supervises clinical staff, and oversees all clinical initiatives and ensures the clinical integrity of the center.  

Dr. Silva has over 15 years of experience in treating children, adolescents, and adults with various mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, child behavioral and mood problems, and anger control issues, using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), mindfulness-based interventions, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).  She specializes in conducting child psychological evaluations including intellectual, behavioral, and personality assessments.  Dr. Silva has presented to parents and staff at various school districts in New York on topics including parenting skills, child and teacher anxiety, social media’s influence on mental health, and mindfulness-based interventions. 

In addition to her extensive clinical work, Dr. Silva is a certified school psychologist and has a background in forensic psychology.  She was a school psychologist at the Hebrew Academy for Special Children in Brooklyn, NY.  Additionally, she was the Associate Clinical Director of the Brooklyn Family Court Clinic. In this role, Dr. Silva conducted hundreds of court-ordered psychological evaluations and testified on cases involving childhood sexual and physical abuse, child neglect, termination of parental rights, juvenile delinquency, and competency to stand trial.  Dr. Silva has conducted research in mindfulness-based interventions for anger management.  

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