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Joshua DeSilva Associate Director for Training Counseling Center

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Counseling Center
Mary Graydon - 214
Psy.D., George Washington University

M.Psy., George Washington University

B.A., St. John's College, Annapolis

Dr. Joshua DeSilva is a licensed psychologist in the District of Columbia. He completed his APA-accredited internship in clinical psychology at Howard University Counseling Services. Dr. DeSilva is passionate about multiculturalism and training. He has given presentations on trauma-informed care and cultural competence in working with people of color and folx of diverse genders and sexualities with organizations such as the AEDP Institute and the Virginia Anti-Violence Project. Clinical interests include group therapy, identity concerns, trauma, and leadership development. Outside of clinical work, Dr. DeSilva is also interested in community engagement and public service. He was appointed by Governor Ralph Northam to serve on the Virginia Latino Advisory Board.