Elaina Vielbaum, M.S., M.A.

Elaina Vielbaum

Position Title:

Psychology Intern Counselor

Academic Training:

M.S., Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy and Professional Clinical Counseling, Notre Dame de Namur University (2018)

Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, The Wright Institute (expected Spring 2023)

Professional Affiliations:

American Psychological Association, Disability Mentor
Association of Family Therapists of Northern California, Student Representative, American Psychological Association, Division 39
Association for Women in Psychology (AWP)
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)

Areas of Special Interests:

Neurodiverse learners, visible and invisible disabilities, first-generation students, advocacy, accessibility, outreach and preventative efforts, substance use, multicultural identity development, confidence and self-esteem, anger management, mood disorders, anxiety, family and relationship concerns, OCD, self-compassion, life transitions, and complex trauma.

Theoretical Orientation:

Integrative therapeutic style emphasizing a relational and humanistic approach from a biological, psychological, and socio-cultural perspective with techniques from psychodynamic, client-centered psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), strengths-based practices, motivational interviewing, and harm-reduction.