Elaine Veracruz, Psy.D is a licensed psychologist who received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from William James College. She completed pre-doctoral trainings at The Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute, Massachusetts Mental Health Center/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Boston Public Schools. Before joining CFPS, Dr. Veracruz worked at Harvard Medical School for 10 years where she worked on several national and international, landmark mental health research programs.
Dr. Veracruz provides evidence-based treatment to children, adolescents, adults and families to treat a broad range of mental health challenges. She has received training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused-CBT, Sensory Motor Arousal Regulation Treatment (SMART), Attachment, Regulation, and Competence (ARC) treatment, expressive arts therapy, biofeedback, mindfulness, and therapeutic yoga. Her extensive training in cutting edge treatments allows her to treat a variety of issues with expertise in treating trauma, dissociation, anxiety, depression, adoption related issues, learning challenges, life transitions, interpersonal difficulties, oppositional behavior, multicultural issues, and parenting struggles. Dr. Veracruz also specializes in peak performance which helps students, athletes, artists, and business professionals maximize their performance, focus and confidence. For all of her clients, she focuses on developing a genuine, collaborative relationship and helps them develop effective strategies to better manage stressors, and ultimately enhance daily functioning and life satisfaction.
Dr. Veracruz participates in Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Commonwealth Care Alliance, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Beacon Health Strategies-Commercial & GIC Plans, Medicare and Tufts.
Dr. Veracruz is available in our Weymouth office Monday through Friday.
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