Eleanor Petitt Licensed Psychologist (Sweden)
Eleanor is a psychology and trauma consultant for MiMer. She is a licensed psychologist, has her own company and at present works within the health care system in the Swedish county of Skåne. Eleanor grew up in the countryside and has always had a close bond to nature and an active connection to animals. Some of her core interests include treatment and research in the fields of exhaustion syndrome, psychological trauma and nature based and animal assisted psychological treatment and rehabilitation.
Eleanor received her psychology degree from the University of Linköping, where she was also trained in psychodynamic and cognitive psychotherapy. Since then Eleanor has had further training in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Eye Movement and Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) and Nature Assisted Interventions (NAI). Eleanor also has work experience and training in a number of special areas: these include psychological trauma, nature based and animal assisted rehabilitation for people with exhaustion syndrome, chronic (long term) pain, and acquired brain injury. Eleanor has considerable experience with both individual and group treatment, lecturing, planning and holding workshops, and developing treatment programs. She is passionate about spreading knowledge and lessening stigma.