Leslie Ellis, PhD


Leslie Ellis, PhD is a Coordinator and board member with the International Focusing Institute. She offers certification programs in focusing-oriented therapy and dreamwork. She has a PhD in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in somatic approaches to therapy, as well as a Masters in Counselling Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. She has 20 years' experience in clinical counselling and is Adjunct Faculty at Adler University. She has written numerous articles and book chapters on the topics of focusing and working with dreams and has taught and presented this material at conferences and workshops worldwide. Her latest book is A Clinician's Guide to Dream Therapy: Implementing Simple and Effective Dreamwork.

Nightmares are Easily Treatable, Though Too Few Seek Help

By Leslie Ellis, PhD