Hello, I’m Santyna Piñeiros, LCSW
Santyna is a bilingual (Spanish) and bicultural Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She values Latinx mental health awareness and providing therapy in Spanish. She
believes strongly in building therapeutic relationships with a culturally-informed and person-centered lens. Her therapeutic approach is informed by motivational
interviewing and family systems work as well as integrating other evidence-based modalities.
Santyna works with individuals across the life span who have experienced:
- Complex Trauma
- Racial and/or Multicultural Identity Issues
- Life Transitions
- Immigration and Refugee Issues
- Grief and Loss.
She has provided individual and family therapy at Casa Central with young children and families who have experienced trauma in their homes and communities. Santyna has experience working with adults with developmental disabilities, mental illness, and traumatic brain injuries. As well as with older adults diagnosed with varying types of dementia.
EDUCATION AND LICENSING
- BS, Psychology
- MSW, Clinical Family Systems, University of Chicago
- License # 149.019482 (IL)