Alana McLeod is an expressive arts and trauma therapist with a Master’s degree in expressive arts therapy and a minor in psychology from The European Graduate School in Sass- Fee, Switzerland. She also has a diploma in expressive arts therapy from The CREATE Institute in Toronto, Ontario. In addition to these, she has completed Level 1 of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy from the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute and is currently enrolled in Level 2. She is a Registered Therapeutic Counsellor and a member of the Canadian Expressive Arts Therapy Association. Alana is committed to staying current in the field of psychotherapy. She has expanded her range of knowledge and skills with a variety of additional training in gender issues within the 2SLGBTQQIA communities, shame and trauma, addiction, grief & bereavement, suicide as well as the arts and Indigenous ways of knowing and being in relation to healing.