Dr. Eleonora Bartoli
Director of Graduate Programs in
Counseling Psychology, Assistant Professor
Dr. Eleonora Bartoli earned a B.A. in Psychology and Philosophy from Brandeis University, an M.A. in Psychology: Human Development from the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. in Psychology: Human Development/Mental Health Research from the University of Chicago. During her doctoral work she studied cultural and clinical psychology. Her dissertation looked at how to best address spiritual and religious issues in counseling and psychotherapy.
Currently, her professional and research interests include multicultural counseling competence, racial identity development, advocacy, psychology of women, and psychology of religion/spirituality. For the past few years, she has been working on the development of an objective measure of multicultural counseling competence and has been conducting research on White racial and ethnic socialization.
She is Subcommittee Chair for the Pennsylvania Psychological Association’s Student Multiculturalism Award, is a member of the Pennsylvania Counseling Association’s Legislative Committee, and of the divisions on psychology of women and psychological study of ethnic minority issues within the American Psychological Association. She also maintains a small independent clinical practice.
- Grecco, L, Robbins, J.S., Bartoli, E., & Wolff, N. (In Press). Use of nonconscious priming to promote self-disclosure. Clinical Psychological Science.
- Gordon, L., & Bartoli, E. (2012). Using discipline-based professional association standards for information literacy integration: A review and case study. Behavioral & Social Science Librarian, 31, 23-38.
- Bartoli, E., & Pyati, A. (2009) Addressing clients’ racism and racial prejudice in individual psychotherapy: Psychotherapeutic considerations. Psychotherapy Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 46(2), 145-157.
- Bartoli, E., & Gillem, A. R. (2008). Continuing to depolarize the debate on sexual orientation and religion: Identity and the therapeutic process. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 30(2), 202-209.
- Bartoli, E. (2007). Religious and spiritual issues in psychotherapy practice: Training the trainer. Psychotherapy Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 44(1), 54-65.
- Bartoli, E. (2007). Off the beaten path? Psychoanalysts’ religious and spiritual perspectives: Implications for training. Annual of Psychoanalysis, 34, 1-21.
- Bartoli, E. (2012). Workshop co-presenter: “How I teach students: Multicultural and social justice perspectives.” Faculty To Faculty, Arcadia University (Philadelphia, PA)
- Bartoli, E. (2012). Co-presenter: “Chasing colorblindness: The role of schools and families in White racial socialization.” National Association for Multicultural Education (Philadelphia, PA)
- Bartoli, E. (2012). Co-presenter: “Alternative accrediting body: MCAC.” Pennsylvania Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (PACES) Eastern Regional Conference (Newtown, PA)
- Bartoli, E. (2012). Presenter: “Chasing colorblindness: White racial socialization and microaggressions.” Co-presenter: “Masters in Counseling Accreditation Committee (MCAC): Creating leaders in social justice.” Diversity Challenge (Chestnut Hill, MA)
- Bartoli, E. (2012). Invited Presentation: “Professional development and career paths.” Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)
- Bartoli, E. (2012). Co-presenter: “Teaching for racial justice: Skill building” (three-hour training for all Lower School faculty). Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (Philadelphia, PA)
National Accrediting Body
- Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (or MPCAC, Board Member and Secretary)
- Masters in Counseling Accreditation Committee (within MPCAC, Board Member)
State Counseling/Psychological Association
- American Counseling Association - Member
- Pennsylvania Counseling Association - Government Relations Committee and Pennsylvania Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (or PACES)
- Pennsylvania Psychological Association - Committee on Multiculturalism (She completed a maximum four-year term as Chair this past May and is now the Subcommittee Chair for the Student Multiculturalism Award)
- Offered diversity training to faculty at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (at the Lower School for Girls, Cherokee Campus)