Dr. Leslie Ellis

Ph.D

http://www.drleslieellis.com

Dr. Leslie Ellis is an author, teacher and therapist who specializes in cultivating a deep inner life through dreams and embodied imagination. She is currently working on a new book and online course for those interested in understanding and benefitting from dreams.

Leslie has a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology with a focus on somatic approaches to therapy.  She has a Masters from Pacific Graduate Institute and was a therapist in private practice in Vancouver, BC for more than 20 years. Her approach to therapy combines Jungian and focusing-oriented techniques. Her current focus is dreamwork and online dream training based on her book, A Clinician's Guide to Dream Therapy (Routledge, 2019). She is Vice President and Certifying Coordinator with The International Focusing Institute and runs a Vancouver-based focusing certification program for mental  health professionals. She has numerous articles, book chapters, presentations and webinars on dreamwork, focusing and accessing inner life.

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If you can’t go out, go IN

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Better than meditating: Alternative routes to an adventurous and rewarding inner life

by Dr. Leslie Ellis
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Clearing inner clutter: An embodied practice for those who don’t love to meditate

by Dr. Leslie Ellis
On top of the world
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On cultivating happiness: An alternative view

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Slippery fish: How to remember your dreams

by Dr. Leslie Ellis

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