(M.Ed, DVATI, RCC)
Final Project Advisor
Elana Sures, M.Ed., RCC graduated from VATI in 2000 and went on to complete a Masters degree in Counselling Psychology at UBC in 2005. She has been a faculty member at VATI since 2007 and holds the position of Final Project Advisor, a role she finds tremendously satisfying. Elana also works as a Mental Health Clinician with Vancouver Coastal Health at an outpatient team, as well as maintaining a small private practice that focuses on infertility and reproductive mental health. She routinely incorporates art therapy into her group and individual work with clients and is a resolute believer in the healing potential of the creative process. Elana enjoys cycling, jogging, photography and cooking, and spends most of her time chasing after her two young daughters and her boisterous golden retriever.