Elena Balzac, Ph.D.

Neuropsychological, Psychological and Educational Testing

Professional Qualifications

Elena A. Balzac received her Ph.D. in Clinical & Health Psychology in 1993 from the University of Florida, completing an area of specialization in Neuropsychology. She continued her clinical training and neuropsychological emphasis during her internship at Baylor College of Medicine (1992-1993) and a post-doctoral fellowship in geriatric psychology at the Houston, TX VA Medical Center (1993-1994).  She previously worked at Hutchings Psychiatric in Syracuse, New York, conducting outpatient individual and group therapy with chronically and severely mentally ill adults. She conducted psychological and neuropsychological evaluations and was a clinical supervisor for psychology interns as part of the APA-approved internship at Hutchings.  She also worked as a staff neuropsychologist at Boston Medical Center, providing evaluations to a linguistically and ethnically diverse population. In both these locations, much of Dr. Balzac’s work was with the Latino population, with therapy and testing done in Spanish.  Currently, in addition to her private practice, Dr. Balzac teaches psychological assessment to psychology interns as part of the South Shore Mental Health APA-approved internship program.

Dr. Balzac has extensive experience in the treatment and assessment of children, adolescents, and adults. She is a licensed psychologist in MA where she has been practicing for over 10 years.  She is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Psychological Association, Massachusetts Psychological Association, International Neuropsychological Society, and the Hispanic Neuropsychological Society.

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