Lucia Fernandez Silveira, LMFT has been in private practice almost 30 years and is the Director of the Coral Gables Counseling Center.
Mrs. Fernandez Silveira is a graduate of the University of Miami and is a Florida Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Mrs. Fernandez Silveira’s expertise is in helping people learn to love themselves so that their lives begin to look the way they have always dreamed of. She particularly enjoys seeing relationships grow to a whole new level of connection, love and intimacy, even after significant trauma such as infidelity.
She loves helping families find their way back to having communication, and positive healthy relationships. growth and prevention are staples in her practice as she believes we should not wait to have problems to go to therapy, rather be proactive in addressing our issues so that we have the tools to create a beautiful life for ourselves. Having worked for 12 years in the Department of Psychiatry at Miami Children’s Hospital and been in private practice for so many years, she has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, families, and couples.
She works closely with other professionals in the community such as physicians, nutritionists, counselors and teachers to better help the individual. Mrs. Fernandez Silveira is also a certified clinical supervisor, a family mediator and a parent coordinator in the State of Florida. Mrs. Fernandez Silveira’s expertise lies in the treatment of depression, anxiety, eating disorders, ADHD, relationship and parenting issues. Her goal is to provide clients with the necessary tools for their personal, spiritual, and professional transitions in life.