Last updated: 6/23/2020

Edward G. Silverhardt, MSW, LCSW, BCD (775) 250-4359
Last Updated: 6/23/2020
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Gender: Male

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Aging Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Depression Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Education Education/Personal Development Family Issues Forensic Gender Identity Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Pain Management Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Psychosomatic Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Stress Suicidal Thoughts Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Autism Spectrum Body Dysmorphic Disorder Child Abuse and Neglect Dementia Developmental Disability Dissociative Disorders Eating Disorders Elder Abuse Factitious Disorders (Munchausen Syndrome) Firesetting Learning Disabilities Neurological Postpartum Depression Runaways Spiritual/Religious Concerns Traumatic Brain Injury
Office and Contact Information
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Center for Applied Behavioral Sciences
2470 Wrondel Way, Suite 111
Reno, NV 89502  

(775) 250-4359

Contact: Edward G. Silverhardt

Office Hours:
Mon9:00am – 7:00pm
Tue9:00am – 7:00pm
Wed9:00am – 7:00pm
Thu9:00am – 7:00pm
Fri9:00am – 7:00pm
Sat9:00am – 6:00pm
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Hour
Weekends: 1 Hour

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Weekend Office Hours


Years of Experience: 33

NV - LCSW [4756-C]

Credentials and Certifications:
American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work (ABECSW)
Board Certified Diplomate (BCD)
Certified Domestic Violence Professional (CDVP)
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Master Social Work Addictions Counselor (MSWAC)
Social Work Supervisor

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $140
Couples: N/A
Group: $25
Family: $140

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Medicaid (or equivalent state insurance): Yes
Medicaid QMB: Yes
Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Information & Referral
One Hour per week for Military and Families

AETNA (Open Choice) Great-West Healthcare
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Blue Preferred) Hometown Health Plan
Anthem Blue Cross of Nevada Hometown Health Providers Insurance Company (PPO)
APS Healthcare Horizon Behavioral Services
Beacon Health Horizon Health
Beacon Health Options Magellan Behavioral Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Managed Health Network
CIGNA HealthCare Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
Electrical Workers Health and Welfare TriWest Healthcare Alliance
GEHA Health Plan for Federal Employees

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Children (6-12)
Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Alzheimer's Caregivers Chronic Illness College Students Corrections Officers Disabled First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Offenders/Perpetrators Step Families Suicidal
Adopted AIDS/HIV+ Biracial Brain/Head Injured Cancer Patients Children of Divorce Diabetes Gifted Grandparents Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Obese or Overweight Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Transgender Twins Unemployed
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Behavioral Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Education Consultation Evaluation/Diagnostic Focusing Forensic Evaluation Geriatric Consultation Information and Referral Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Mediation Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Parent Guidance Psycho-Educational Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Other theoretical approaches:
Advocacy Case Management Dream Work or Analysis Internal Family Systems (IFS) Long-Term Narrative Therapy Prevention Social Support Sports Psychology Systemic
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Individual Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:

Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim Pagan
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Asian Caribbean Haitian Hispanic Irish Native American Pacific Islander Portuguese Russian
Alaskan Native Arabic Armenian Indian Italian
Professional Associations
National Association of Forensic Counselors (NAFC) National Association of Social Workers (NASW) R3 Continuum (formerly CCN)