Carrie Esther Silver, Ph.D. for UC Davis Health

Carrie Esther Silver, Ph.D.

Associate Clinical Professor

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Locations and Contact

UC Davis MIND Institute

UC Davis MIND Institute
2825 50th St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

I believe in a collaborative, family oriented and strength-based approach. My hope is to partner with families and engage interdisciplinary care providers in an open and trusting environment to promote resilience and positive outcomes.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Silver is a licensed clinical psychologist at the UC Davis MIND Institute. Her interests include diagnostic assessment of neurodevelopmental and mental health concerns in children. She also has specialized training in providing evidenced based therapy with at risk youth including those with a history of trauma.


Child Development and Behavior

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital
UC Davis MIND Institute

Undergraduate School

B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 2002

Other School

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Suffolk University, Boston MA 2008


UC Davis CAARE Center, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2007-2008


UC Davis CAARE Center, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2008-2009

Graduate Student Publication Award, Suffolk University, 2008

Certificate of Merit, Division 18 (Psychologists in Public Service) of the American Psychological Association,

Samaritan Award, Suffolk University Counseling Services,

James B. Angell Scholar, University of Michigan, 2001, 2002

Silver C, Harkins D. Labeling, Affect, and Teachers' Hypothetical Approaches to Conflict Resolution: An Exploratory Study. Early Education and Development. 2007;18:4, 625-645. doi:10.1080/10409280701681854.

Washburn J, Mcmahon S, King C, Reinecke M, Silver C. Narcissistic Features in Young Adolescents: Relations to Aggression and Internalizing Symptoms. J Youth and Adolescence. 2004;33:247-260. doi:10.1023/B:JOYO.0000025323.94929.d9.