Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
(650) 570-7273 Ext: 021
M.S. Counseling/Marriage, Family and Child Therapy, University of Phoenix
B.A. Theology, Bible Languages, Instituto Adventista de Ensino, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Claudio Vargas Silva is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, ordained pastor and professional pianist. He specializes in counseling couples, children and adolescents. He worked for 16 years as a pastor in Brazil and the US. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Theology and a Master’s degree in Marriage, Family and Child Therapy. He is also a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and speaks fluent English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Claudio is certified by Health Relationships California to deliver workshops such as Mastering the Mysteries of Love and World Class Marriage. In addition, he delivers parenting workshops based on the book How To Talk So Children Will Listen and Listen So Children Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish. Claudio has been trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), The Beck Diet Solution, Child Centered Play Therapy (CCPT), Filial Therapy (FT), and Sand Tray Therapy (STT).