Most people prefer to live 100% each day. That is best accomplished by overcoming fear of the future and sadness about the past. A free copy of Dr. Silva’s book, Live 100% Now
, and a new script for thinking can help in dealing with family, friends, and work. You will learn how to develop that script as a way to repeat throughout the day what you learn in sessions. Changes become more permanent if they occur in and beyond the clinical setting.
Dr. Silva will listen with respect and help identify mental addictions and other toxic influences that drain energy and joy. Then, through Cognitive Behavior Therapy and education, he will teach a behavior-cognitive formula “L=90+9+1” to improve quality of life.
“Anxiety and sadness cause real pain that no pill alone can fix. I too have missed past friends, and I feared the future. Waking up in fear and loneliness is a nightmare. Fearing bullies, discrimination, and anger wastes our precious energy. Learn a treatment plan to replace fear with joy.” –Dr. Silva
J. Silva Goncalves, LMSW, EdD has served as Director of Treatment in the Michigan Department of Mental Health, and the Department of Corrections. Dr. Silva was also Editor in Chief of the Behavior Management Quarterly and established Counseling and Career Planning for Ave Maria University. Dr. Silva has more than 20 years experience as a private practice professional. Languages
: English and Portuguese (fluent)