Silvia Sandoval, M.S.W., Ph.D.
M.S.W., National School of Social Service at Catholic University of America
Ph.D., Smith College School for Social Work
Silvia Sandoval has been in practice for 20 years serving marginalized communities and populations. They are currently the director of behavioral health and clinical supervisor at the Mission Neighborhood Health Center (MNHC), a new placement for fall 2021 for Smith SSW in the Bay Area. They received their M.S.W. from the National School of Social Service at Catholic University of America and received their Ph.D. from Smith College School for Social Work.
Sandoval maintains a part-time private consultation and psychotherapy practice with an emphasis on trans mental health care for individuals and couples who identify as POC, and is a mentor in the mentoring program of the SF Coalition for Clinical Social Work Society for new social workers interested in practicing through a psychodynamic lens. They have held adjunct faculty positions in the schools for social work at Southern Connecticut State University and most recently at San Francisco State University. Sandoval plans to join the SCSSW adjunct faculty in addition to hosting SSW students at MNHC.