Dr. Jim Eliuk

Dr. Jim Eliuk, Registered Psychologist 780 910-1625

Jim Eliuk has been a Registered Psychologist in Alberta since 1987. Prior to completing his registration requirements, he had worked with children and adolescents in both inpatient settings at the University of Alberta Hospital and in outpatient settings, with Alberta Mental Health Services. Of the 12 years he was with Mental Health Services, he spent the last seven years working with the Adolescent Group Program which has evolved into Child and Adolescent Services (C.A.S.A.). After completing his Master of Education (Counselling Psychology) in 1986 and obtaining his registration in 1987, he then went on to complete his Doctorate in Educational Psychology in 1996. During the last 20 years, his clinical interests have shifted toward the field of understanding and managing chronic pain, stress management, learning to live with a chronic illness and using psychological treatment methods when dealing with physical illnesses. Besides using Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dr. Eliuk has received advanced training in Biofeedback, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Hypnosis, and in Hakomi, a body-centered therapy. Most recently he worked at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, working with adults who had experienced a spinal cord injury, closed head injury, or amputation. He has also worked part-time in private practice since becoming a registered psychologist. Currently he is working as a Clinical Supervisor in the Department of Educational Psychology, University of Alberta, where he supervises graduate students in the early stages of their psychological training.

In his private practice with North Land Family Counselling, Dr. Eliuk is providing counselling and therapy to adults dealing with trauma, stress, chronic pain or illness, depression, anxiety, and relationship concerns.