Dr. Eleanor Zeitlen Avinor selected as Top Psychotherapist of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)

November 15, 2018

Dr. Eleanor Zeitlen Avinor , Marriage and Family Therapist,  Academic CEO of KEG International, Former Researcher & Teacher at the University of Haifa in Israel was just recently selected as Top Psychotherapist of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP),  for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the industry.

While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities.  All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements.

With over three decades of professional experience, Dr. Avinor has certainly proven herself as an accomplished professional and expert in the field.  As a talented, dynamic, results-driven leader, she has demonstrated success not only with her own practice but also as a seasoned and trusted voice in psychology who founded KEG Cards, which are therapy tools she created to help foster emotional growth and are now used all over the world. 

Within her practice Dr. Avinor has helped her clients resolve family disputes, marital problems, childhood wounds, overcome obstacles, decrease symptoms of anxiety, depression, and addiction/eating disorders.  She has developed a trust with her clients, helping them uncover their true authentic self, leading to self acceptance, trauma resolution, effect personal change, overcome challenges and help restore balance and harmony in all relationships. Her impressive repertoire of prior roles included Academic CEO of KEG International, Researcher & Educator with the University of Haifa in Israel. 

Aside from her day to day responsibilities with her practice, Dr. Avinor is also a sought after lecturer, speaker and published Author. She has authored papers like “Shirley: There is Not Enough” for the Psychology and Behavioral Science International Journal and she has been invited to conduct workshops both nationally and internationally.

Stephanie Cirami, President of IAOTP stated, “Choosing Dr. Avinor for this honor was an easy decision for our panel to make.  She has devoted her life’s work to better the mental and physical health and lives of people all around the world.  She is brilliant, confident, empowered woman who has everything we were looking for. We are honored to have her with our organization and hope to spend time with her at this year’s gala.”

Throughout her illustrious career Dr. Avinor has received awards and has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership and her commitment to the profession.  For 2019 she is being considered to be featured in TIP (Top Industry Professionals) Magazine and for the Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Association of Top Professionals.  For 2018 named Top Psychotherapist of the Year by IAOTP. Dr. Avinor remains active with UTELI, and EUROCALL.

Dr. Avinor received her Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Master of Arts from the University of Hafia.  She has a Master of Science in Psychotherapy from the University of Derby. Earned her PhD in Education from the University of New Mexico and completed coursework in psychotherapy at the School of Psychotherapy at Rambam Hospital Medical School.

Looking back, Dr. Avinor attributes her success to her perseverance, mentors she has had along the way, and her endless passion for helping people better their mind, their body and relationships.  She is always striving to utilize her platform to better the lives of others. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling. For the future, she will continue her quest to continue to make a difference in people’s lives anyway that she can.

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About IAOTP

International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries.  These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join.  You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview. 

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