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.