Yovani Sanchez Rivas, MSW, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker for the State of North Carolina, Yovani loves to work with individuals of all age ranges. She has a passion to work with individuals of different faiths, various stages of grief, depression and anxiety, and trauma. Yovani graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2015 with her Master’s in Social Work and shortly moved to Charlotte, NC to begin her work with children and families. Yovani has 2 daughters, 1 dog, and 1 cat. Yovani enjoys to spend time with her children, pets, and friends, dancing on the weekends, improving her home and yard, and enjoying the sun as much as possible. Yovani has specialized in Tobacco Treatment Services through the Duke of University in August 2018, is open to working with individuals of all mental health disorders, assistance with Tobacco Treatment, & couples and families who would like to improve communication and understanding.
Areas of Training: Tobacco Treatment Services (2018), First Aid Mental Health of Teens (2014)
Yovani believes healthy supports, boundaries, and personal growth are fundamental bars toward addressing difficult life struggles. Yovani helps her patients to focus on strengths and abilities, establish goals and work in providing support and placing accountability with each person to reach their set potential.