Nelly Bonilla, PsyD

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Dr. Nelly Bonilla habla español y sería un placer brindar terapia en español.

Dr. Nelly Bonilla is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at ELEOS Psychology Center under the supervision of Dr. Megan Robb and Dr. Elizabeth Wagner.  She received her PsyD in Clinical Psychology from the Ponce Health Sciences University of Puerto Rico. She has specialized training in the diagnosis and mental health treatment of psychological, behavioral, and emotional illnesses in children, adolescents, adults, and elders. She is bilingual, fluent in Spanish and English.

Dr. Bonilla uses an integrative, trauma-informed, and strength-focused approach. She has experience treating depression, anxiety, behavioral, and substance use disorders. In addition, her professional training includes experience with people living with chronic health conditions and trauma. She maintains a holistic view of the human being, and her clinical approach integrates the mind-body connection. The primary focus in Dr. Bonilla’s work is the therapeutic relationship, so the individual can feel emotionally supported, comforted, and encouraged to foster self-growth and change.

Dr. Bonilla incorporates the following evidence-based models

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Comprehensive Behavioral Interventions for Tics (CBIT)
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Play Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy

Ages Dr. Bonilla treats:

  • School age children (6-10 years old)
  • Preteens (11-12 years old)
  • Teenagers (13-17 years old)
  • Young adults (18- 25 years old)
  • Adults (26-64 years old)

Dr. Bonilla’s specialty areas:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Substance Use
  • OCD
  • Tics
  • Anger
  • Trauma
  • Relationship Issues
  • Identity Issues
  • Adjustment difficulties
  • Academic Concerns
  • Behavior difficulties