Dr. Heather Silvio, a clinical psychologist, is the author of the self-help transformational program/book Happiness by the Numbers: 9 Steps to Authentic Happiness, the romantic comedy Not Quite Famous: A Romantic Comedy of an Actress on the Edge, the short story and poetry collection Beyond the Abyss: Tales of the Supernatural, the therapy book The BabyBird Guide to Stress Disorders: A Healing Path for PTSD, and the psychological thriller/murder mystery Courting Death.
A former Lieutenant Commander in the US Public Health Service, Dr. Silvio currently works as the co-lead of the PTSD Treatment Program at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Las Vegas. As an expert in PTSD, she helps train the Las Vegas Metro Police Dept on how to respond following potentially traumatic events; she has recently been hired to assist in developing de-escalation training materials for police department use nationally.
Heather is also an actress and award-winning screenwriter. She has appeared on stage around the country in numerous productions, including in Reservoir Dolls, The 39 Steps, Hairspray, and Cinderella. She has appeared on television and in the movies with independent filmmakers and big-budget productions. Locally, she has also appeared frequently on television as an expert in psychology (click here for video links) and as the on-air spokesperson for the Red Cross of Southern Nevada.
She lives in Las Vegas with her furry husband and wonderful cat 🙂
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