Leslie Ellis Bio:
Leslie Ellis is a registered clinical counsellor, teacher and writer who lives and works in Deep Cove, British Columbia. She has been practicing psychotherapy for 15 years, and specializes in working with anxiety, depression, PTSD and complex trauma.
Leslie is currently working on a PhD in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology with a specialty in somatic psychology. She has a Masters in Counselling Psychology from Pacific Graduate Institute, where she studied Jungian, psychoanalytic and client-centred counselling techniques.
Leslie is a coordinator with The Focusing Institute, and offers a Vancouver-based certification program. She has also taught and presented on focusing-oriented therapy internationally.
A specialist in somatic approaches to therapy, Leslie has studied somatic experiencing, the Hakomi method, and psoma yoga. She has developed a method of embodied, experiential dream work which combines focusing with Jungian active imagination techniques.