Dr. Patricia Elder, Founder/Director, Elder Associates Limited. She is a leader and visionary for delivery of mental health services in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. She completed the Doctorate in Counselling Psychology at Temple University, USA.
In 1993, she founded Elder Associates Limited, providing Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs) and other psychological services to individuals and Organizations. In 2013, the company was accredited and re-accredited in 2021 by the Council on Accreditation (COA) as one of the outstanding providers of EAP services in Trinidad and Tobago.
Dr. Elder is also the Caribbean Regional Director, Institute for Forensic Psychology, providing pre-employment evaluations of law enforcement recruits. Publications include “EAP and Public Service Reform”, “The Expanding Role of EAPs” in Dr. Dale Masi, “International Employee Assistance Anthology”, 1st and 2nd edition.
Dr. Elder is the Founder/Director of the Dr. J.D. Elder Collection Foundation, preserving the works of her father, Dr. J.D. Elder, a recognized national icon of Caribbean culture.