Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology and Associate Editor for the Journal Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics published by Karger. Elena has been working in the treatment of patients with mood and anxiety disorders by cognitive behavioral therapy at the Affective Disorders Program at the Department of Psychology. She has authored more than fifty scientific products, including peer reviewed papers and book chapters. Her research interests combining clinical assessment (clinimetrics) with biological variables. Increasing psychological well-being by psychotherapeutic methods is also one of her clinical and research pursuits. Elena has been involved in interventions based on WBT for promoting resilience and psychological well-being in educational settings and with patients with cyclothymic disorder. More recently with her group of research, she is focusing her research interests in the assessment and treatment of patients with eating disorders.
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