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Elena Tomba

Associate Professor


Academic discipline: M-PSI/08 Clinical Psychology

Short Bio

Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology and Associate Editor for the Journal Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics published by Karger from 2007 to 2020. 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. She is certificated as a trainer in mindfullness clinical interventions and since 2021 she is in the Editorial Board of the Journal of Clinical Medicine, Section Clinical Psychology.

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+39 051 20 9 1339

Dipartimento di Psicologia "Renzo Canestrari"
Viale Berti Pichat 5, Bologna - Go to map

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Remote Student reception:

During coronavirus emergency situation, student reception is conducted on TEAMS platform previous email arrangement of appointment with Prof. Tomba.

Prof. Elena Tomba meets students in precence by previous email appointment arrangement:

-at the Department of Psychology (Bologna Branch), V.le Berti Pichat 5, Bologna
Phone Number: 051-2091823

- at the Department of Psicology (Cesena Branch), Viale Europa 115, Cesena:
Phone Number: 0547-338528