Eleanor Avinor, PhD

Eleanor Avinor

Title: Psychotherapist
Company: KEG Cards International
Location: Haifa, Israel

Eleanor Avinor, PhD, Psychotherapist and Academic Director at KEG Cards International, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in psychotherapy.

With more than 40 years of professional experience, Dr. Avinor has worked as a psychotherapist in private practice since 2007. In this role, she works with individuals, families, couples, and groups offering cognitive behavioral therapy, neuro-linguistic programming, gestalt therapy, redecision therapy, energy psychology, guided imagery and short-term focused therapy. In addition to her primary role, she has also served as a department head and academic director with KEG Cards International since 2009, where she is in charge of therapy, workshops, therapists and coaches, and has been using art therapy and pictures since 1990.

A leading voice in the field, Dr. Avinor previously worked as a researcher and educator with the University of Haifa from 1972 to 2009. In these positions, she taught and led programs in the pre-academic unit, computer-assisted learning center and the foreign language department. She also completed research in teaching, language learning and multilingualism, and was responsible for writing university exams and textbooks, as well as inter-university exams and teaching materials. A respected educator, Dr. Avinor completed several teacher training and inter-university projects in Israel, specializing in remedial teaching and cognitive studies.

Dr. Avinor began her career as a student at the University of Haifa, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in English language in 1970. She later completed a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of New Mexico in 1990 and she earned a Master of Arts degree from the University of Haifa in 1998. She also earned a Master of Science in Psychotherapy from the University of Derby in 2007. She has held a certificate in psychotherapy from the Rambam Hospital Medical School since 2013. Dr. Avinor is a member of the Israeli Brief Term Therapy Association, University Teachers of English Language in Israel, and EUROCALL.

Throughout her career, Dr. Avinor has been recognized for her contributions to the field of psychotherapy, having been featured in a wide range of honors publications, including Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare and Who’s Who in the World. She was previously awarded the Rector’s Committee Grant to create Internet modules for foreign language courses in 2000.

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