Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have any questions about the Conference? Find answers to the most common questions below. Feel free to reach out if you need more information. Contact us at or by phone at (418) 599-2400.

Conference Registration

Who can attend the conference?

Anyone who has completed an EMDRIA Approved Basic Training or the first part (first weekend) of an EMDRIA approved Basic Training is welcome to attend. However, you need to have completed an EMDRIA Approved Basic Training to receive the continuing education credits (CEU).

How can I register?

Online registration

You must fill out the registration form on the EMDR Canada website.

Reservations at White Oaks Hotel

Dial 1-800-263-5766, ask for reservations and tell them what group you are with.


What happens after online registration?

We will send you by email

  • Your receipt and a confirmation of the chosen workshops,

A week before the conference, we will send you another email with

  • The password to access all the documents.

How can I make reservations at the Hotel?

Reservations at White Oaks Hotel

Dial 1-800-263-5766, ask for reservations and tell them what group you are with.

Can I share my access to the conference with other colleagues?

Registration is for single use only. We ask participants to purchase a registration for themselves only and to avoid sharing access with colleagues who have not paid to participate. As a participant in this conference, you agree not to share your personal access. We sincerely thank you for respecting the work of our speakers!

What is your cancellation policy?

Registration fees will be refundable up to 7 days before the event, minus $75 for administration fee. Requests for refund must be made by email at or regular mail at:

EMDR Canada
CP 115
Ste-Agathe-de-Lotbinière PO, QC G0S 2A0


On which time zone will the sessions be streamed?

All sessions will be presented in the Eastern Daylight Time zone (UTC-4h).

If you wish to know the start time of the sessions in your area, go to the Time Zone web page.

Examples for Canada:

Vancouver: Schedule Time -3 hours

Edmonton: Schedule Time -2 hour

Winnipeg/Regina: Schedule Time -1 hour

Toronto/Montreal: Exact Schedule Calendar Time

Halifax: Schedule Time +1 hours

Newfoundland: Schedule Time +1.5 hours

What if I miss a live session?

This year, the format of the conference will be a on-site three-day conference.

Are all presentations offered with translation?

We ensure that each day offers at least one presentation in French. This year, there will be simultaneous translations from English to French on Friday, and from French to English on the Saturday and Sunday.


When do I get my password to access the handouts from the presenters?

The password will be emailed to you one week prior to the conference.

Please note: all access codes are case sensitive.


When and where will I be able to access the speakers' materials?

All handouts for the 2022 EMDR Canada Annual Conference will be available:

  • On our Conference Website under the  DOCUMENTS tab from April 10 until April 30, 2023.

Can I download handouts for all the presentations?

YES! You can download the handouts for all sessions.

May I share or distribute handouts?

As a participant in this conference, you agree not to distribute those documents. Handouts are for personal/professional use only.

Thank you for respecting the work of our presenters!

Session recordings

May I record the sessions?

We ask that attendees do not record the sessions.

Thank you for respecting the presenters’ work.

Continuing Education Credits (CEU)

Are all presentations accredited?

Workshops are accredited unless otherwise specified in the schedule.  The number of credits awarded is indicated at the bottom of the title of each workshop or in its description.

An EMDRIA approved three hours workshop will receive three credits, a 90 minutes presentation, 1.5 credits. Please note that an application has been made to EMDRIA for approval for CE credits.

You need to have completed the EMDRIA Approved Basic Training to get the continuous education units.

How do I get EMDRIA Continuing Education Units (CEUs)?

To receive EMDRIA Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for the sessions, it is mandatory to fill out a sign-in sign-out sheet.

Those who fulfill these conditions will be sent a certificate and the corresponding CEU credits  by email after the Conference.

Do I need to complete full EMDRIA or EMDR Europe Basic Training to obtain EMDRIA CEU credits?

YES, completion of the full EMDRIA or EMDR Europe Basic Training is required to receive EMDRIA Continuing Education Credits.

  • Make sure to fill out the sign-in sign-out sheet before and after each session.

Special events

Can anyone attend the annual general meeting?

All EMDR Canada members (and invited guests) are welcome and incited to attend the AGM.

When is the Annual General Meeting?

Join us for the Annual General Meeting, on Saturday April 22, between 5:00 and 6:15 pm. It is an opportunity to meet the Board of Directors, find out what’s happening at EMDR Canada, and to share your suggestions for future planning.

EMDR CANADA Membership

How can I join EMDR Canada?

First, go on our EMDR CANADA WEB SITE and then, select MEMBERSHIP/Join EMDR Canada.

Need help...

Who do I contact if I need help?

You will find answers to the most common questions here. However feel free to reach out should you need more information. You can contact us at or by phone at 418 599-2400.