Aysha DeSilva

Emergency Contacts


Online Crisis Chat

Crisis Text Line

  • Text HOME to 741741


  • 703-527-4077

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  • 988
  • 800-273-8255

Mason Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Crisis Line

  • 703-380-1434

The Steve Fund (for students of color)

  • Text STEVE to 741741

Trans Lifeline (for the trans community)

  • 877-565-8860

The Trevor Project's TrevorLifeline (for LGBTQ+ students)

  • 866-488-7386

Veterans Crisis Line (for Veterans)

  • 800-273-8255, Press 1

Mason Police

  • 703-993-2810

Psychology Intern

Aysha DeSilva is a psychology intern at George Mason University Counseling and Psychological Services. She is completing her Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Washington D.C. campus. She developed interests in treating depression, anxiety, trauma-related disorders, and acculturative stress while completing her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. Aysha gained experience working in three university counseling centers, private practice, and a psychiatric hospital, before becoming an intern at Mason CAPS. She utilizes culturally inclusive approaches when incorporating interpersonal, psychodynamic, and family systems frameworks.