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Eleanor Beale, PhD

Post-Doctoral Fellow

About Dr. Beale

BIO: Dr. Beale grew up outside of Boston, Massachusetts and lived in Connecticut, New York, and Ohio before arriving in Durham to finish her graduate training. Dr. Beale loves the sense of community and endless activities to do in Durham. Outside of work, Dr. Beale enjoys catching up with friends, finding local produce, being outdoors, attempting to make bread, hanging with her cats Joey and Georgia, reading, and eating pizza. 


TRAINING: Dr. Beale completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Skidmore College in upstate New York. She received her Master’s degree and then PhD in Clinical Psychology from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. While in graduate school, Dr. Beale received extensive clinical and research training in Cognitive
Behavioral Therapy (CBT), with a particular emphasis on suicidality and depression. Her research has focused on understanding the experience of ambivalence between living and dying when experiencing suicidal thoughts. During her doctoral internship training at the Durham VA, Dr. Beale obtained specialized training in treatments to support
individuals struggling with Borderline Personality Disorder (DBT) and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). She has experience using Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), and Prolonged Exposure (PE) protocols. She has additional experience in treatments for Panic Disorder, Prolonged Grief Disorder, and Substance Use Disorders. Throughout her training, Dr. Beale has developed a diverse therapy skillset anchored in evidence-based principles, as well as the ability to adapt and learn from each new therapy experience. She is thrilled to be completing the Transdiagnostic and Exposure Therapy Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the TAP Clinic.

EXPERTISE: Dr. Beale treats adolescents and adults with depression, anxiety, obsessions
and compulsions
, emotion dysregulation, trauma, suicidality, an
d grief.

Dr. BEALE's CV: 

EVIDENCE-BASED THERAPIES OFFERED: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Unified
Protocol (UP)
, Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), and
Behavioral Activation

POPULATIONS SERVED: Dr. Beale sees adolescents (13-17) and adults (18-65) for individual
therapy. She also serves as one of the co-leaders in the Emotional Resiliency and SPACE groups. 


All intakes are scheduled through our intake line. If you would like to work with Dr. Beale, please include that in your voicemail or email.

Phone: 919-237-3321


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