Hello, my name is Dr. Patricia Timerman Barbosa da Silva, LMHC, LMFT, QS, NCC

I am the Executive Director of Advocate2Create. Through our extensive experiences in our specializations, my team and I have developed a variety of trainings geared towards mental health professionals, registered interns, and individuals, couples and families in our community. You can find information on our therapists by clicking on the link below:

Click on each of the pictures below to see the different psychoeducational trainings/products.

Professionals in the Mental Health Field

A2C offers CE credit hours for professional development trainings to independently licensed professionals within the field. Current topics include:

  • Clinical Evaluation for Immigration Purposes
  • Suicide Postvention (suicide grief)
  • Grief 101: Complicated & Disenfranchised Grief
  • Domestic Violence in the World of Immigration
  • Writing a Clinical Evaluation for VAWA Cases

Coming Soon

  • Intention Action Perception (IAP): The "Google translate" of communication
  • Opening a solo private practice 101
  • Opening my own group practice

Registered Interns

Coming soon

A2C's Clinical Director has developed a series of trainings specific to registered interns in the field to help guide them in their journey towards becoming independently licensed. Topics include:

  • Imposter syndrome
  • Requirement for my registered intern journey

Individuals, Couples, & Families

Coming soon

A2C therapists have created videos in different topics tailored specifically to help individuals, couples, and families within the community. Such topics include:

  • Learning to manage my anxiety
  • Managing my test anxiety
  • Creating my dating profile: What am I really looking for?
  • Intention Action Perception (IAP): The "Google translate" of communication
  • The Rule of 3 Interpretations
  • Working through my suicide grief

CE Credit Hours:

Course completion information: in order to earn your CE credits hours for your NBCC eligible courses, you must register for the course, pay the course fees, complete the course by listening to the full presentations/ reading course content, and pass the post-test demonstrating your understanding of the course material with a minimum passing score of 70%. Upon completing of post-test, there is an optional course evaluation, after which you will receive a downloadable certificate of completion.