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Christopher Silva, PhD, PhD

My Locations

Map Marker A WellSpan Philhaven
40 V-Twin Dr., Suite 202
Gettysburg, PA 17325
(717) 339-2710
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in medicine:

I chose to pursue a career in psychology because I wanted to be able to use my listening and problem-solving skills and empathy to help others.


What I want my patients to know about me:

I obtained my doctoral degree in psychology in 1990. I've been licensed to practice psychology in Pennsylvania since 1997, and have lived in south central Pennsylvania for over two decades. I have worked as a psychologist for WellSpan since 2000, and serve as the administrative supervisor of the psychotherapists at the Gettysburg office of WellSpan Philhaven.


What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

I like to go to movies and watch favorite TV shows, try new foods and restaurants, and go to classic rock concerts. I also frequently feed my cats.


Clinical Interests

  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Grief Counseling
  • Panic/Phobia
  • Psychotherapy-Adults
  • Stress Management

Education & Credentials

  • Professional Education: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Internship Program: VA CT Health Care Systems
  • Fellowship Program: Carrier Clinic Foundation
  • Undergraduate Education: Trinity College

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Aetna
  • Beacon (Value Options)
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Gateway Medicare Assured all Areas
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • MHNet
  • Optum (United Behavioral Health)
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • Quest Behavioral Health
  • Vibra Health Plan



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