You will find answers to the most common questions below, however please feel free to reach out should you need more information. You can contact us at info@emdrcanada.org or by phone at (514) 522-1555.

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.

How can I register?

There are three ways to register for the congress.

Online registration:

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

Register by mail:

To register by mail, you will need to download the Mail-In Registration document, fill it out and mail it back.

On the conference site:

You can register at the reception desk during the conference.

What is your cancellation policy?

Registration fees will be refundable up to 7 days before the workshop, less a fee of $75.00 administration cost. Requests for refund must be made by email (info@emdrcanada.org) or in writing to:

EMDR Canada
CP 47527 MTL
CP Plateau Mt-Royal
Montréal (QC) H2H 2S8


Are all presentations offered with translation?

Each time slot at least one French presentation offered.

Are there any poster presentations?

Yes, the poster presentation are accepted at each call for papers.


Where and when can I access handouts for presentations?

Unless otherwise specified, all handouts for the 2020 EMDR Canada Annual Conference will be available for download under the tab DOCUMENTS in our present web site from April 17 to May 25, 2020.  Please make sure to print or download the handouts for all the workshops you will be attending. Hard copies will not be available at the conference.

How do I get my code to acess the handouts from the presenters?

The access code will be provided on your registration receipt. Please note: all access code must be enter with CAPITAL LETTERS.

Can I download handouts for presentations I did not register for?

By using the code to enter the handouts web page, you agree to dowload only the documents related to the workshops you are registered for and agree to not distribute those documents. Handouts are for personal use only. Thank you for respecting the work of our presenters!

Can I share or distribute handouts?

By using the code to enter the handouts web page, you agree to dowload only the documents related to the workshops you are registered for and agree to not distribute those documents. Handouts are for personal use only. Thank you for respecting the work of our presenters!

Continuing Education Credis (CEU)

Are all presentations accredited?

Workshops are generally accredited unless otherwise specified in the schedule.  The number of credits awarded is indicated in a small square at the bottom of the title of each workshop or in its description. Please note that an application has been made to EMDRIA for approval for CE credits.

How can I ensure I will receive certificates of attendance for credits?

You must sign-in and sign-out of all the workshops you attend. Attendance sheets (required by EMDRIA) will be placed in designated areas in the conference rooms. We have already included your printed name on the list. You simply need to sign in at the beginning and sign out at the end of the workshop.

Please check carefully that you have signed-in and out of all sessions. We are unable to provide continuing education credits to anyone who has not signed the sheets both in and out.

When will I obtain credits for presentations I attended?

EMDR Canada will send you your credits by email in the following weeks after the end of 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. Also, make sure to sign-in and sign-out of all the workshops you attend. 

Conference location and venu

What are the contact details for contacting the hotel?

White Oaks Hotel Resort & Spa in NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE

White Oaks Resort & Spa
253 Taylor Road SS4
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Canada L0S 1J0

Resort: 1-800-263-5766
The Club: 905-688-2550
The Spa: 905-641-2599

What if there is no room left at the hotel where the congress is held?

It is possible that there are no more rooms available for the congress due to high registration. We suggest that you check the availability of rooms in the many surrounding hotels.

Will there be a bookseller on site?

YES, an independent bookseller will be on site Friday through Sunday to sell EMDR Therapy-related books.

What is your politic about the use of scented products during the conference?

Due to health concerns arising from exposure to scented products, attendees are asked to be considerate in their use of such products at the conference.

Special events

Can anyone attend the annual general meeting?

All EMDR Canada members (and invidted guests) are welcome and encouraged to attend the AGM.

What and when is the networking lunch?

The Networking Lunch is a great opportunity to meet new collegues and exchange ideas and will be held on Sunday at 12:00 pm.

What and when is the Annual General Meeting?

Join us for the Annual General Meeting, Saturday April 25th between 5:00 and 6:15 pm. It is an opportunity to meet the Board of Directors, to 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, click on the tab MEMBERSHIP/Join EMDR Canada.