Doug Ellis

EMDR Basic Training

Ellis Counselling Services Ltd

As a registered CCC member on PEI, and previously a registered Counselling Therapist in NS my work has spanned over 8 years providing counselling to a diverse client base. The scope of practice focus for the last 5 ½ years has been treating individuals and couples living with complex physical and emotional trauma. Currently my work consists of my private practice, and with Serene View Ranch Psychological Services. My services are provided to Veterans of the Canadian Forces, retired RCMP, NIHB, Health PEI funded clients living with neuropsychological conditions and complex trauma, and non-funded clients also living with complex trauma. Working with individuals from and identifiable cultural setting, such as the CAF, NIHB, and EMTs, requires an understanding and a respect for their unique cultural influences, workplace and social pressures, and systemic barriers that influence the client?s existing perceptions. Some, but not all of my training include Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Critical Incident Training, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectic Behaviour Therapy (DBT), TA Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, MBSR Mindfulness Training, Chronic Pain Management, EMDR for Veterans, Indigenous Influence approaches to Intergenerational Trauma, Mental Health First Aid for Veterans, and Progressive Goal Attainment Therapy (GAP).

As a counselling therapist my private practice includes the treatment of individuals with difficulties relating to trauma, chronic pain, anxiety, depression, anger and fear. Some clients have long-term treatment programs, while some clients may require brief interventions. The treatment modalities and duration vary depending on the client and their particular needs. With each client it is necessary to respect their individuality, their culture, and the circumstances relating to their emotional struggles.

1217 South Melville Road , Bonshaw, Prince Edward Island, Canada, C0A1C0

Phone: (902) 3945653

Population Served:



How EMDR is Offered:

Both online and in-person

Areas of Expertise:

Critical Illness
EMDR Intensives
Grief & Bereavement
Medical Trauma
Panic Attacks
Physical Abuse
Road Traffic Accidents
Sexual Abuse
Social Anxiety