Silvia Benitez, CADC

Silvia Benitez, CADC

Counseling  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
Silvia Benitez, CADC is a counselor in Cedar Rapids, IA. She specializes in counseling, substance abuse counseling, and more.Read her story

4211 Glass Rd NE Ste B

Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

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(319) 804-4942

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This content was provided by Silvia Benitez "Fully bilingual (English/Spanish), certified as a Substance Abuse Counselor and expert in anxiety and emotional coaching. I have 8 years experience providing support to victims/survivors or domestic violence and sexual assault. Certified from 2008 to 2013 by the coalition of the State of Iowa Agains Violence And Sexual Abuse (ICADV and ICASA) Certified by the State of Iowa on Substance Abuse with certification No. 15028 since 2013. I have worked in agencies that specialize on support for adults suffering form depression, anxiety and youth with suicide tendencies. I have a Bachelor's degree from the Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Mexico identity card #3838065 SEP from April 4, 2003 Registered for emergency psychological volunteers at Iowa State but being able to participate in national networks. Completamente bilingue (Inglés/Español), Certificada como Consejera sobre Ansiedad, Relaciones Amorosas, Problemas Mentales y Emocionales, Violencia Domésitca, Abuso Sexual, y Abuso de Sustancias. Tengo 8 años con experiencia tanto con Violencia Doméstica y Asalto sexual y certificada el 2008 hasta 2013 por la Coalicion del Estado de Iowa contra la violencia domestica y abuso sexual (ICADV y ICASA) Certificacion No. 15028 desde 2013 sobre Alcohol y Drogas del centro de certificación del estado de Iowa. He trabajado en agencias especializadas para la ayuda de adultos y jóvenes deprimidos y con tendencias suicidas, donde esta agencia ofrece servicios por telefono, texto y en persona para la prevencion e intervencion de gente con tendencias suicidas y con problemas emocionales y mentales. Me especializo en trabajar con la cultura Hispano-Americana (Latina) pero he trabajado continuamente con otras culturas como son la Afro-Americana, Nativa-Americana y Anglo-Americana. Tengo una Licenciatura por parte de la Universidad Autónoma de Guadajalara, México con Cédula #3838065 SEP desde el 4 de Abril del 2003. Registrada para Emergencias Psicológicas Voluntarias en el estado de Iowa pero pudiendo participar en redes nacionales."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Silvia Benitez "CR Life Coach is like a peaceful oasis surrounded by support, compassion and knowledge for anyone who wants to design and live a fulfilling life, accepting with love who they were, and who they will become. 

My coaching methods are therapeutic, and my clients possess the power and control over decide how they desire to be contacted and helped. We live in a marvelous era of unbelievable technology. Here, in CR Life Coach is all about making our clients comfortable, that is why we provide primarily Tele-Mental-Couching, so they can attend their sessions any place they want to be, from the ease of their homes to the magnificent view of a park. My primary focus is to affirm and guide, to explore challenges and to prompt by developing reachable, natural and realistic goals.


El propósito de CR Life Coach es ofrecer servicios de consejería en ansiedad, adicción y problemas emocionales. Mi meta es ayudar a la gente Hispana a llegar a sus metas no importa donde ellas vivan."

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4  Specialties

  • Counseling
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Life Coaching
  • Substance Abuse Counseling

0  Board Certifications

Silvia Benitez does not have any board certifications listed.

26  Conditions Treated

  • Addiction
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Behavioral Changes
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Chemical Addiction
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Drug Abuse
  • Grief
  • Heroin Dependence
  • Marijuana Abuse
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Marijuana Amotivational Syndrome
  • Maternal Marijuana Use
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self-Esteem Problems
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Severe Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse

4  Procedures

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling Services
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Stress Management

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  • U Autonoma de Guadalajara
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Area Substance Abuse Council
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2015

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Very accomadating and great advice she gives . Extremely professional, punctual and flexible.
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Luis – Jun 22, 2018
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Silvia es una profesional de la consejeria. Me ha ayudado a venzer obstaculos en mi vida profesional. Ella es una persona dedicada a la salud mental y es una gran exponente ejemplar en este dominio. Gracias Silvia
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Cedar Rapids, IA – Oct 24, 2017
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