marriage counselor

Sophia Dyer, Executive Director, LMFT

Sophia Dyer is the Executive Director of Family Therapy Center of Silicon Valley. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (#87988) who specializes in working with couples and romantic relationships. She obtained her B.A. in Psychology and M.Ed. in Couples and Family Therapy and has completed the Level One training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy. Sophia uses a client-centered and strength based approach to assess and support relationships in creating change.


  • Marriage and Family Therapist treating adults, couples, and families at Counseling For Action (2014-2015)
  • Child and Family Therapist at Milpitas Unified School District providing individual, family, group therapy, behavior modification, crisis intervention, and staff consultations to students and their families (2012-2015)
  • Adolescent After School Counselor and Substance Abuse Therapist for Adolescent Counseling Services (2012-2014)
  • Individual, Couple, and Family Therapist at both Options Counseling Services and the Center for Family Therapy providing counseling to a diverse range of people (2011-2012)

Special areas of interest: 

  • Couples Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Co-parenting

Additional Areas of Interest: depression, anxiety, trauma, divorce, enhancing effective communication skills, healing and rebuilding trust, grief and loss, LGBTQ population, life transitions, relationship problems, blended family struggles, self-esteem, sexuality, stress management.