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Elinor Jewett

Adjunct Professor
Online Psychology, Graduate School of Education and Psychology


Elinor Jewett, LMFT, received her Bachelor of Science at Vassar College and her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with a Child and Families specialization at Antioch University, Los Angeles. She has been working in private practice with couples, families, and individuals for over 10 years, addressing relationship issues, intergenerational trauma, attachment dynamics, parenting, anxiety, depression, and regulation.

Elinor also works in community mental health at Providence Saint John’s Child and Family Development Center, where she provides therapy for underserved families and facilitates parenting groups in transitional housing programs. Elinor’s work with vulnerable populations emphasizes building interpersonal skills, fostering attachments, and developing inner strengths. In her work with families, Elinor focuses on the role of parents and the influences of culture, and she writes educational and humorous articles about the parenting journey. Elinor is influenced by Interpersonal Neurobiology, Emotionally Focused Family Therapy, Humanistic Psychology, and Attachment Theory. 



  • MA, Antioch University, Los Angeles
  • BS, Vassar College