David Archer MSW, MFT

David Archer, MSW, MFT, is an anti-racist psychotherapist from Montreal, Canada (Tiohtià:ke). He works full time in private practice and as an approved EMDR consultant, provides consulting services for organizations and other therapists. In addition to being trained as a clinical social worker, he is also a registered couple and family therapist. His philosophies are informed by mindfulness, intersectional feminism, and critical race theory. He provides mental health services using EMDR, Brainspotting, EFT, and other mind-body strategies which utilize memory re-consolidation and working memory taxation methods. Areas of interest relate to working with individuals who have suffered from PTSD, racial trauma, minority stress, addictions, relational conflict, and eating disorders. Mr. Archer is an ally of LGBTQ, Black, Indigenous, and oppressed people of color around the world. He is the recent author of a book related to EMDR and racial trauma called Anti-Racist Psychotherapy: Confronting Systemic Racism and Healing Racial Trauma and a self-help book called Black Meditation: Ten Practices for Self-Care, Mindfulness, and Self-Determination.