Eleonora Bass, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Eleonora Bass, Psy.D is a tri-lingual (English, Spanish, Russian), licensed psychologist with a range of clinical experience in the US and abroad. Dr. Bass has experience assessing and doing individual, group, and family therapy with children, adolescents, and adults struggling with mood disorders (anxiety, depression, bipolar), personality disorders, ADHD, learning disabilities, trauma, substance abuse, anger management, Autism spectrum disorders, chronic pain, and life changes.  She has completed part of her clinical training in Houston, Massachusetts, Costa Rica, Israel, and Ecuador. In terms of theoretical orientations, she is drawn to humanistic, existential, cultural-relational, cognitive behavioral, dialectical behavioral, narrative, and integrating Eastern approaches like mindfulness and meditation.

 

Dr. Bass’ therapy and evaluation experiences come from a dual-diagnosis day treatment program, therapeutic elementary and middle school, a community health center, a psychological testing center, a hospital, an HIV clinic, a university counseling center, and private practice. At a day treatment center for adult patients struggling with addictions and psychiatric problems, she was engaged in doing group therapy and crisis intervention. In a therapeutic school for elementary and middle school aged children, she was conducting play therapy, social skills groups, and learning disability evaluations/assessments, particularly enjoying the symbolic, creative, and indirect communication involved in that work. Dr. Bass completed her APA-accredited internship at Lynn Community Health Center (LCHC), north of Boston, where she worked with a multicultural population of all ages, had assessment opportunities through the Brenner Center for psychological testing, conducted therapy in all modalities, and was exposed to a wide diversity of diagnoses including those in the ever changing Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). At LCHC, she led a Spanish-speaking cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) group for anxiety/depression, conducted individual therapy in English/Russian/Spanish with adults, and completed psychological evaluations. Her international clinical experiences in Costa Rica and Ecuador included conducting psychological evaluations and therapy in Spanish with children and adults in a school, university, HIV clinic, and hospital setting, and receiving training in Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), relaxation techniques, and hypnosis. In Israel, she led an educational and support group for generational trauma for young adults of Jewish descent. To learn more about Dr. Bass' training history click here!

 

She earned her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Psychology from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas, her Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Mental Health Counseling from Boston College, and her Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D) degree in Clinical Psychology from William James College (formerly known as Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology).